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Posted by Melissa Byers

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Oct 5, 2016

I want to introduce you to four new (and free) eBooks the NFI Team has created to help you get started serving fathers in any setting.

In this post, I'll walk you through each new eBook and show you how they can help you help fathers—whether you work in a community-based organization, corrections and reentry setting, military installation, or state and government agency. 


It doesn't matter what setting you're looking to serve fathers in, we can help you. Take a look at our new eBooks to help you not only get started but succeed at serving fathers. 

comm-based-org-persona-ebook.jpg1) Community-Based Organizations >
The Benefits of Fatherhood Programs in Community-Based Organizations

We understand there are many challenges faced by fathers in America. Thankfully, there are community-based organizations who care about fathers and are interested in connecting fathers to their families.

Here's what you, the community-based leader, can expect from this helpful eBook: 

  • What Fathers Need from Community-Based Organizations
  • Parenting Interventions and Community-Based Organizations
  • 8 Issues Fatherhood Programs Help You Address
  • Community-Based Organizations Having Success with Fatherhood
  • 24/7 Dad® Wrap Around Services
  • Spotlight on one Community-Based Organization who's doing things right

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corrections-persona-ebook.jpg2) Corrections and Reentry >
The Power of Fatherhood Education in Corrections and Reentry

There are 2.7 million children with a parent in prison or jail. Ninety-two percent (92%) of parents in prison are fathers. Incarceration makes a significant contribution to father absence. Indeed, it is a cause of father absence. 

How can this eBook help you serve fathers in corrections and reentry settings?

Here's what you'll find for working with incarcerated and/or formerly incarcerated fathers in this new eBook:

  • The Problem for America's Children
  • The Case for Fatherhood in Corrections and Reentry
  • How to Rehabilitate
     and Address Criminogenic Needs
  • How to Maintain Facility Safety and Order
  • Planning for Reentry
  • Reducing Recidivism
  • The Solution for America's Children
  • Evidence-Based Fatherhood Programming
  • Creating Sustainable Programs
  • Programs in Jails and Short-Term Stay Facilities
  • InsideOut Dad® Testimonials

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military-persona-ebook.jpg3) Military >

Strong Fathers + Strong Families = Mission Success

Nearly half-a-million children younger than six have an active-duty parent. Many children have two active-duty parents. Much like when we talk about about fatherhood in community-based and corrections settings, we also understand military families face unique challenges; especially when dad is deployed. Find the details you need to help military dads.

Here's what you'll find for military fathers when you download this eBook:

  • What the Data Say about Military Fathers
  • Military Challenges Addressed by Father Involvement
    • Family Resilience
    • Deployment
    • Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
    • Spiritual/Faith Support
    • Home Visitation
    • Becoming a Father
  • The Key to Working with Military Fathers
  • Skill-Building Resources for Military Fathers
  • 6 Protective Factors Addressed with Fatherhood Resources
  • Creating a Father Friendly Military Base

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state-government-persona-ebook.jpg4) State and Local Agencies >

Creating Effective and Scalable Local Fatherhood Programs and Initiatives

Father absence is to blame for many of our most intractable social ills. What can be done on a large scale to involve as many influencers as possible to work together toward helping a city or state engage fathers?

When it comes to fatherhood on a state and local scale, we have experience working with agencies to build fatherhood programs and initiatives that stand the test of time.

Here's what you'll find in this eBook for State and Local Agencies:

  • The Proof of Father Absence
  • What Fathers Need
  • Partnering with NFI
  • Training Agency Partners
  • Father Involvement Strategy and Planning
  • Standardized Fatherhood Programs
  • Mobilizing Communities Around Responsible Fatherhood
  • Case Study on a Fatherhood Program Camp


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Here you have it! No matter what type of setting you serve fathers in, we have the eBook to help you. Download the eBook that's right for you and let us know if you have any questions or need additional assistance. 

Are you a dad looking for help or interested in volunteering for a local fatherhood program? Please visit our Fatherhood Program Locator™ to find programs and resources in your community.

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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