The Barnabas Prep curriculum challenges students to grow into their best selves by integrating learning into every aspect of their life.

Whether in the classroom, via our dorm-style living, in a work setting, or out in the community, Barnabas Prep stretches students to grow in the following focus areas:

  • General Training

    • Biblical Knowledge
    • Academic Knowledge
    • Career Exploration
    • Service & Volunteer Learning

    Vocational Training

    • Work Experience
    • Resume Writing
    • Interviewing Skills
    • Interpersonal Communication with Co-Workers
    • Task Prioritization
    • Teamwork
    • Customer Service
    • Listening Skills & Ability to take Direction
    • Problem Solving & Decision Making
    • Development of Positive Work Ethics & Motivation

    Food & Nutrition

    • Food Choices
    • Meal Planning
    • Recipe Skills
    • Shopping for Food
    • Kitchen Safety & Skills
    • Understanding of Nutrition
  • Social Emotional

    • Building New Friendships
    • Relating to Others
    • Appropriate Relationship Skills
    • Behavior Modification (Showing Respect)
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Stress Management
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Being Flexible
    • Regulating Emotions
    • Cohabitation Living (Sharing Spaces & Resources)

    Personal Care & Living Skills

    • Personal Hygiene
    • Fitness
    • Laundry
    • Respect of Space
    • Personal Financial Options
    • Individual Task Prioritization
    • Etiquette Overall

This program is ideal for students who have:

  • Graduated high school or an extended high school program.
  • Shown improvement in an independent living situation.
  • A desire to be at Barnabas Prep for themselves and to personally grow in every aspect of life.