These powerful resources are intended to support anyone who wants to help fathers and develop a sustainable fatherhood program. No matter what type of fathers you're working with, there is something here for you!
Start by: Subscribing to NFI's FREE FatherTopics™ Technical Assistance Blog full of relevant help and guidance for facilitators and those working with fathers! Read the Latest on the TA Blog Now >
24 million children in the U.S. are growing up in a home without their father. Dads can make a difference by being a father figure for a fatherless child they already know. Take the pledge and download the free Double Duty Dad™ Guide today!
Ready to engage and educate fathers, but not sure where to start? Get started with 24/7 Dad™, NFI's core fatherhood program. Independent, third-party research shows that 24/7 Dad® improves attitudes towards fathering, fathering knowledge, and fathering skills. Download the Getting Started Guide for ideas to jump-start your efforts!
Use this free guide along with the Session Guide that is part of the Facilitator’s Manual in the InsideOut Dad® complete program kit to run a shortened version of InsideOut Dad® in a jail or other short-term facility.
Keep fathers connected to a positive environment that facilitates continued growth after they complete a fatherhood program, and provide a credible, trusted group of fathers who can recruit fathers into a fatherhood program, encourage fathers currently enrolled in a program to maintain their participation, and act as guides or mentors for fatherhood program participants. Use this guide as encouragement to start an alumni program!
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) is pleased to provide Finding Your Way: Guides for Fathers in Child Protection Cases, a collection of six guides for fathers involved in child protection cases (child welfare cases) that you can download for FREE. Get it now.
This paper addresses why PFA-based efforts should integrate father-involvement programs and resources. It “maps” (i.e. links) how efforts to increase father involvement in the lives of children build the protective factors (PF) through prevention and intervention, thus helping to break the intergenerational nature of CAN. Access it Now.
Capacity-building is the way in which organizations build up their staff and organizational capacity to successfully run programs. Browse the following resources to aid in the capacity-building for your fatherhood programming. Browse all Capacity Building Resources now.
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