Training & Employment

Staten Island PPS provided training and employment opportunities to over 150 individuals throughout 2023.

Staten Island PPS has built sustainable workforce training programs to address unemployment needs on Staten Island. There are four training and apprenticeship programs offered: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA), Community Health Worker (CHW), and Home Health Aide (HHA).

Staten Island PPS collaborates with employers throughout Staten Island, Long Island, and contiguous counties to offer upskilling for staff. Staten Island PPS continues to connect and collaborate with organizations to help expand our training and apprenticeship services. This past year, Staten Island PPS has worked with Health and Welfare Council of Long Island and Northwell Health to expand our reach.

Learn more about each of the programs here.

Learn how to become an apprenticeship employer.

Staten Island PPS has built sustainable workforce training programs that address demographic needs and unemployment for underserved populations that directly align with quality jobs with immediate hiring needs. You can fill your workforce gaps by becoming an apprenticeship employer.

In 2023

Certified Nursing Assistants Trained

Certified Recovery Peer Advocates Trained

Community Health Workers Trained

Home Health Aides Trained

Online Learning Modules

Staten Island PPS developed real time, online learning modules available for partner training and staff development needs.

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is a clinical approach that helps a person withdraw from a state of uncertainty and become motivated to make positive decisions.

Infection Control

This course is designed to help you understand procedures for preventing and dealing with potential infections. One in ten patients becomes infected while in hospital and about 3-5% of those infected die as a result. HALF of these infections can be avoided. 

Contact Tracing

The Contact Tracing course is designed for partners to help with local contact tracing efforts. 

Our online learning modules provide 24/7 access where scheduling and record tracking can be efficiently achieved. View all modules >