Founder of Foundations of Change, LLC
Tina Bevans is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1998 and with her Master of Social Work in 2001. She worked in the domestic and sexual violence field with survivors, offenders, and multidisciplinary teams for over 15 years before moving to the VA in Tulsa in 2009. At the VA, Tina worked as the Tulsa Suicide Prevention Coordinator with high risk Veterans then at the Tulsa Vet Center where she worked with combat Veterans and military sexual trauma survivors. In November 2017, she started Foundations of Change, LLC, and she co-founded the Oklahoma Social Work Summit in 2018. In addition, she has provided workshops for mental health professionals, healthcare providers, first responders, and community members on a variety of topics. She served on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-OK) 2012-2014 and 2015-2017 as well as Chairperson of NASW-OK Conference Committee 2014-2018. In addition, she served 11 years in the U.S. Navy Reserve.