Tequia Sier, MSW, LCSW

Project Director for Behavioral Health Workforce

Tequia serves as the project director for behavioral health workforce at Healthy Minds. Bringing nearly 20 years of clinical and systems experience, she leads collaborative strategies to improve Oklahoma’s ability to train, recruit, and retain a quality behavioral health workforce.

Before joining Healthy Minds, Tequia worked as a senior program manager at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, where she oversaw statewide prevention initiatives for healthcare and school communities. She focused efforts on behavioral health integration and the implementation of evidence-based practices to promote mental health and the prevention of substance abuse, suicide, and overdose. Her clinical background includes direct care in outpatient and partial hospitalization settings, and she has special interest and experience in training and development, health equity promotion, strategic planning, and continuous quality improvement.

Tequia holds a master's degree in social work with a concentration in administration and community practice and a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma. She is also a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Oklahoma.