Brandy Young


Child Welfare Consultant

Brandy Young, LMSW currently serves as a Child Welfare Consultant within the Child Welfare Training Unit for the Department of Children and Family Services. Prior to her current role, she has worked for DCFS as a Child Protection Investigator, Foster Care worker, Court Liaison worker, Family Preservation Court liaison for the 22nd Judicial District Court, and has been a Supervisor for the Foster Care and Extended Foster Care programs. As a former IV-E Stipend Internship Supervisor, she continues to encourage, inspire, and advocate for social work students to find their place among the child welfare field. She obtained her BA in Sociology from Southeastern Louisiana University, her MSW from Southern University at New Orleans, and continues to seek advanced educational opportunities for professional growth and development. She is a TBRI Practitioner that is passionate about developing strong community partnerships to enhance the lives of children and their families.