Michael Yudt joined National Fatherhood Initiative in 2003. As Senior Director of Program Support Services, Michael provides training, technical assistance and consultation to any correctional system or facility, faith-based organization, community-based organization or government agency that is looking to support fathers. Michael is an expert trainer on the InsideOut Dad™ and 24/7 Dad curricula. InsideOut Dad is the nation’s largest evidence-based re-entry program for incarcerated fathers and 24/7 Dad is NFI’s most comprehensive curricula geared towards the community setting.
In addition to his training expertise, Michael has taken the lead on creating new resources for fathers, including How to Connect with Your Children and Family After Release and Igniting Father-Child Relationships: Sharing Favorites Fosters Connections.
As part of his undergraduate work, he studied history and political theory for one semester at an Oxford University-affiliated program. Michael and his wife Kelly reside in Frederick, Maryland and they are the proud parents of three boys, ages 4, 2 and a newborn. Michael is an Elder and an active leader in the Men’s Ministry at his church, in addition to serving as a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters.