Kelly A. Brown

Kelly A. Brown, MSW, LCSW, has worked for over two decades with children, adolescents, and young adults at various organizations such as Henry Street Settlement and Harlem RBI in New York City. Most of her work has been with the New York City Department of Education as a high school social worker, specializing in restorative/ transformative practices and circle-keeping. Kelly also has a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion work. She continues to feel excited about teaching Foundations of Social Work Practice: Decolonizing Social Work (PROP) and Social Work with Children and Adolescents at Columbia University. Kelly is also a SIFI field instructor for various universities. Additionally, she has a small private practice and contracts with agencies to provide clinical supervision for LMSW clinicians.

Kelly A. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC, and a Master of Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, MA. Kelly and her partner are proud parents of two amazing children who inspire them to keep dreaming and pursuing their passions.