Niki Miller, M.S., CPS

Senior Research Associate

Niki Miller, M.S., CPS, is a senior research associate at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP) with more than 25 years of experience working with individuals and systems to improve the lives of individuals with multiple vulnerabilities. She was the founding executive director of the New Hampshire Taskforce on Women & Recovery, nationally recognized advocates for integrating the service needs of women healing from trauma, domestic violence, and addiction.

Before joining AHP, she was an administrator of women offenders for the state of New Hampshire, overseeing policies and programs statewide. She also directed a federal initiative to address sexual assault in her state’s department of corrections. Ms. Miller pioneered the use of prison-based victim advocates for inmates who had been sexually assaulted in custody. She worked with Dartmouth Hitchcock Family HIV Services to bring prevention education to women in a custody setting and has facilitated cross-training initiatives for professionals from the fields of domestic violence, mental health, addiction recovery, child protective services, and women’s health. Ms. Miller worked with the Region 1 Office on Women’s Health on rural health projects. She has developed training manuals and elearning courses on HIV, medication-assisted treatment, trauma, and gender-responsive services for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as well as curricula for the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health. She has provided technical assistance (TA) in trauma-informed approaches and community recovery supports for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s (CSAT) Women and Families Initiative and the Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s grant program. Recent projects include an online shared decision-making tool for medication-assisted treatment for opioids, an issue brief on HIV/AIDS and minority women, and a book chapter on gender and addiction for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Ms. Miller is a recipient of the YWCA Susan B. Anthony Award and a Commission on the Status of Women annual recognition award, and she received a gubernatorial commendation for her work on addiction prevention and treatment.