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Giving Dads a Second Chance

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 19, 2022
This article was originally published at the Operation New Hope blog. It is republished here with permission. In anticipation of... Read More

Topics: incarcerated fathers, involved father, children of incarcerated fathers, programs for incarcerated dads, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, InsideOut Dad

Primary Caregiver Fathers and Mothers are Equally Competent

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 1, 2022
This article is written by Duncan Fisher and was originally published at the Child and Family Blog, UK. It is republished here... Read More

Topics: child well-being, stay-at-home dad, involved father, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

First Public Health Survey of New Dads to Help Improve Outcomes for Entire Family

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Feb 15, 2022
This article is written by Vita Lerman of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and was originally published at ... Read More

Topics: Infant Health, new dad, maternal-child health, men's health, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

How Effective Are Programs Supporting Unmarried, Nonresidential Fathers?

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 11, 2022
This article is written by Matthew Saxey, Erin Kramer Holmes, and Alan J. Hawkins and was originally published at the Institute... Read More

Topics: non-custodial fathers, single parenting, single dads, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

National Fatherhood Initiative® Earns 2021 GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 29, 2021
For Immediate Release MEDIA CONTACTS Maggie Spain                                       Spearca Communications           ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates, Father Absence Research

Inside, Outside, Round and Round: Sustaining Engagement in Responsible Fatherhood Programs

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 7, 2021
This post originally appeared on the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC) website and is posted here under public... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Part 2: A Family-Centered Model for Enhancing Maternal and Child Health Through Fatherhood Programming

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 18, 2021
  This post is the second in a two-part series written by Barre Morris. For context, be sure to read Part 1: A Family-Centered... Read More

Topics: evidence-based programs, fatherhood research, Featured, general fatherhood resources

Part 1: A Family-Centered Model for Enhancing Maternal and Child Health Through Fatherhood Programming

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 16, 2021
  This post is the first in a two-part series written by Barre Morris. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in... Read More

Topics: evidence-based programs, fatherhood research, Featured, general fatherhood resources

Ending the youth screen addiction means a change in parenting. It begins by saying no.

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 27, 2021
This post by NFI friend and author Jeff Nelligan is great for moms, dads, and anyone working with parents. If you're a family... Read More

Topics: child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Any Dad/Community Based

My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond Provides School Backpacks on Behalf of Incarcerated Dads

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 12, 2021
This post is a recent press release from My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond who runs NFI's InsideOut Dad® program in the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Success Stories

Growing Up With Mom and Dad: New Data Confirm The Tide Is Turning

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 26, 2021
This article is written by Nicholas Zill and originally published by the Institute for Family Studies and is reposted here with... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child welfare, Featured, State & Local Agencies, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Father Absence Research, Any Dad/Community Based, The 5 Protective Factors

A Very Special Father’s Day Celebration > InsideOut Dad® Graduation

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 15, 2021
This article was originally published by Operation New Hope and is reposted here with permission from the author. Just in time... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child welfare, Featured, InsideOut Dad, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Corrections & Reentry

Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 13, 2021
This article is written by Wykinia Culbreth, Georgia Department of Public Health and Tiara Giddings, Morehouse School of Medicine... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

[Press Release] Fewer U.S. Children Living without a Father in the Home while Father-Child Relationships Improve during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 29, 2021
GERMANTOWN, Md. – June 2021 – As the nation celebrates Father’s Day, data released in the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Current... Read More

Topics: Featured, Father Absence Research

Parenting In Focus: Your importance as a teacher

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 8, 2021
This article is written by Cynthia Martin and originally appeared in the Sequim Gazette. The article is republished here with... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child support, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Any Dad/Community Based, New Dads & Hospitals, Schools & Head/Healthy Start

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