Marcus has worked in the social work, education and public safety sector for over thirteen years and worked alongside the most amazing people to ensure the safety and wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable people in the community.
Marcus’ current role is the National Family Violence Specialist in the Family Violence Stream for The Salvation Army Australia Territory. This role involves reviewing current services, contributing to planning and development of national frameworks and operating models to enhance service delivery. Previous to the National Specialist role, Marcus was a Practice Leader working with practitioners, consulting and supporting practice in engaging men who chose to use violence. This role was also with The Salvation Army Family Violence Stream but based in the Safety Hubs that were developed as a result of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, Victoria 2015.
Previous to that, Marcus spent just over a decade developing his practice in the Child Services sector and in Education for Victoria.
Marcus has a passion is the Family Violence space specifically, working with men who use violence. More broadly, Marcus is committed and dedicated to contributing to program development and growth in the area of men’s services to not only support men understand the impacts of their violence but to improve the overall safety of women and children.