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News & Events

Check back with us to keep up with the latest news, trainings, events and more.

Free Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training teaches you how to identify signs of mental health distress, or substance use issues in your community. It will help you understand people’s challenges or crises and show you how to respond effectively. Improved ability to...

Medical Interpreter Training Starting February 20th

This training provides high quality medical interpreting training to bilingual staff and volunteers who are working or would like to work in medical and other community settings. These medical interpreter training programs are instructed in both language-specific and...

Success Story: Wellth

In March of 2018, Staten Island PPS teamed up with Wellth, who created a patient-facing mobile app that motivates patients to control their diabetes. Since the program started, many people, including Mr. G, have been impacted. “Mr. G was first referred to me by...

Grant Funding Opportunity

“Take Your Neighbor to the Doctor” Are you a local faith-based or cultural organization? Join us on January 22nd for a luncheon to discuss a grant program called “Take your Neighbor to the Doctor”! This project hopes to connect people to their...

December 2018 Newsletter

What’s been happening at Staten Island PPS this month? Check out our December newsletter to find out! We went to the College of Staten Island’s Celestial Ball, where Staten Island PPS was honored, we went to the IHI: Institute for Healthcare...

December 2018: Upcoming and Ongoing Training Opportunities

Stay up-to-date with all of our latest training opportunities for PPS partner employees! You could take part in Medical Interpreter Training, Motivational Interviewing, and more. Click to see what your upcoming and ongoing training opportunities...

Success Story: HEALTHi

Mr. B. is a 52 year old male living in Staten Island. He has a history of alcoholism and substance abuse. In 2015 Mr. B. suffered a stroke and as a result, has weakness on his right side including his arms and legs. Mr. B recently lived in a local park, where he...

November 2018 Newsletter

Don’t miss out on events, trainings and updates: Take a look at what we’ve been up to with our November newsletter! From the Healthy Neighborhoods Project in the media and NYC Yoga Project’s 2nd annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade, we’ve had a...

November 2018: Upcoming and Ongoing Training Opportunities

Attention all Staten Island PPS partner employees: Take part in all of the latest and greatest trainings like Interreligious Cultural Awareness, Strategies for Patient-Centered Communication, and more! Click here to see the rest of November’s upcoming and...

Partner Success Story: Make the Road New York

“My name is Rosa, I am from Mexico and have lived in this country for many years. I have two kids who were diagnosed with asthma. We currently rent an apartment in Staten Island. My family consists of 5 people. English is not my first language which is hard for me to...

October 2018 Newsletter

#HappyHalloween! Stay up-to-date with all things Staten Island PPS with our October newsletter! Read about what we did this month, from our Population Health Symposium on October 2nd, to the Healthy Neighborhoods Award breakfast, and...

Success Story: NYC Yoga Project

A woman from YMCA Counseling is now in training to become a yoga teacher with NYC Yoga Project. She practices yoga every other weekend and has over 200 hours of training. She’s going to be sponsored in March to go to India, which is an opportunity she may not have had...

Healthy Neighborhoods Project Award Breakfast

On the morning of Friday, October 19th, we celebrated two dedicated community-based organizations, who were selected through a competitive grant process, as they received a $50,000 award for the Healthy Neighborhoods Project Phase II. With this grant, Community Health...

October 2018 Training Opportunities

If you’re a Staten Island PPS partner employee, you don’t want to miss out on this month’s training opportunities, like the CME Buprenorphine Training, Patient Activation Training, and more! Take a look at your upcoming training opportunities here:...