Kevin J Brazant MA, BA, FRSA, FHEA
Kevin J Brazant is a coach, trainer and Learning Consultant based in the UK. Kevin recognises that we are in urgent need to engage Social Work professionals in a dialogue about father involvement and has personal experience of the family law system. This has influenced his career and professional practice, as a learning developer, he currently works in Higher Education, delivering lectures on topics of masculinity, Youth Street culture, crime as well as parental alienation, couple violence and conflict. He has worked with families, navigating issues of safeguarding & domestic and serious youth violence as well as high-level contact disputes over children.
As a trained Mediator, High Risk Conflict Management Specialist, his work prioritises separated families and those subject to public and private family law proceedings. He is an accredited Group Leader for Tavistock Relationships (TR) delivering couples and group work interventions on couple communication. His work with children and young people around anger and stress management provides compelling evidence for trauma informed practice for those at risk of serious youth violence and gang culture.
Kevin has been awarded for his impactful work with boys and men of African heritage, which includes the production of award-winning documentary “Unheard Voices” which explores the experiences of young fathers in Hackney, east London. Other achievements include contributing to articles and manualised curriculum programs on co-parenting, couple communication and relationship breakdown. OLMEC and Hackney Council have recently awarded him for making an outstanding contribution to the community for his work.
Kevin is particularly interested in providinginformation exchange services for Social Workers specializing in engaging fathers in children’s’ social care. Areas include working with families in couple conflict, domestic and serious youth violence, safeguarding, abuse and high-level disputes concerning children and contact. Evidence-based research informs his practice as well as uses pedagogical principles as part of learning and training delivery.