Ryan joined Futures in September 2012. Before joining Futures, Mr. Miller worked in residential and IOP settings as a group facilitator and case manager/counselor. He is a proud Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with honors graduate from the University of Florida. Since joining Futures, he has completed a trauma-informed Master of Social Work (MSW) with honors at Barry University and a two-year clinical internship at an inpatient psychiatric unit for children, adults, and seniors. He is a Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP). Ryan is intervention trained through ARISE and is a recognized recovery coach and recovery coach trainer through the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR). He is the former Board President for Treatment Professionals in Alumni Services (TPAS) and continues as an active Board member. TPAS is an international non-profit professional organization committed to fostering long-term recovery through continued care and alumni services.
As Director of Alumni Services, Ryan is involved in developing Futures programming for current clients and clients and families, as they transition to post-treatment life as alumni. He is responsible for the Coining In process of current clients and the Days of Ascent program for alumni and families. Mr. Miller trains Futures staff and the greater recovery community in various programs offered through CCAR, including the Recovery Coach Academy and Ethical Considerations for recovery coaches. Futures’ alumni services department has two main aims, proactive support, via regular phone calls, text messages, and emails and fostering community through regional alumni meetings, volunteer activities, sober outings, and meaningful connection to current clients.