Marc Laferriere is a Justice Studies Professor at Mohawk Collegeâ€™s School of Community and Urban Studies.
He is an award winning educator and has been featured on a variety of television and print publications discussing issues of mental health, systems change and community development. He is the recipient of the YMCA Peace Medal for his efforts in social work, child and youth work and community advocacy.
Marc has worked on the frontlines of the mental health field in a variety of capacities with organizations such as Pioneer Youth Services, Avalon Childrenâ€™s Residences and Moncton Youth Residences. He was also a clinical social worker for Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services and the Grand River Community Health Centre and was the Practicum Coordinator for Wilfrid Laurier University Bachelor of Social Work Program.
Marc holds a BA from the University of Ottawa, as well as an Honors Bachelor of Social Work and a Masters in Social Work from Lakehead University.