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[Workshop] The Hidden Biases of Good People

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 14, 2023
Wednesday, December 13, 20239:00 am - 12:00 pm Pacific12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern$45 per Ticket This training satisfies the... Read More

Topics: webinar, workshops, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Part 3: A Family-Centered Model for Enhancing Maternal and Child Health Through Fatherhood Programming

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 7, 2023
This post is the third in a series of articles, written by Barre Morris, about an innovative fatherhood pilot program. For... Read More

Topics: evidence-based programs, fatherhood research, Featured, Understanding Dad™, general fatherhood resources, 24:7 Dad®

8 Tips to Help Your Organization Employ More Men

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 31, 2023
What does your male-to-female staff ratio look like? If your human service organization is like most, men are vastly... Read More

Topics: fatherhood facilitators, father friendly organization, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks, Tips for Success, Recruit & Retain Dads, father inclusion

How Fatherhood Improves Men’s Well-Being

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 24, 2023
When my wife confirmed she was pregnant with our first child, I experienced the joy of learning that wonderful news. Eventually,... Read More

Topics: men's health, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, father inclusive, mental health, Research & Infographics, father inclusion

What Fathers Need from Human Service Organizations

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 18, 2023
There are many challenges faced by fathers in America, and more specifically, by those who participate in responsible fatherhood... Read More

Topics: child support, fatherhood research, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, low income fathers

What If You Could Reduce the Uncertainty Around Father Inclusion?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 10, 2023
What if you could reduce the uncertainty of not knowing how to address father inclusion within your organization? So that you... Read More

Topics: video, father friendly organization, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, father inclusive, father inclusion

Addressing Criminogenic Needs: The Impact of NFI's InsideOut Dad® Program

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Oct 3, 2023
Have you ever heard the term “criminogenic needs?” For many partners of National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) who work with... Read More

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

Who Is Happiest? Married Mothers and Fathers, Per the Latest General Social Survey

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Sep 27, 2023
This article is written by W. Bradford Wilcox and Wendy Wang for the Institute for Family Studies. It is republished here with... Read More

Topics: benefits of good marriage, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, the success sequence, benefits of marriage, women's happiness

7 Ways to Harness the Power of Humor with Your Fatherhood Groups

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 19, 2023
I observed a facilitator deliver a session from National Fatherhood Initiative®'s (NFI’s) 24:7 Dad® program on Working With Mom... Read More

Topics: fatherhood facilitators, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, Tips for Success

[Must-Read New Reports] The State of the World’s and America’s Fathers

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 12, 2023
Two new reports describe the role of fathers across the globe and in the United States as caregivers. They’re must-reads for... Read More

Topics: fathers role, child well-being, stay-at-home dad, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, parenting styles

Boosting Dads' Participation: Keeping Dads Engaged in Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Sep 7, 2023
Programs aimed at dads are pivotal in equipping fathers with essential child-rearing skills. They also provide an opportunity for... Read More

Topics: fatherhood program planning, fatherhood facilitators, father engagement, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks

An Amazing Fatherhood Program’s Impact on Birth Outcomes

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 31, 2023
The United States is arguably the world’s most financially wealthy country. Unfortunately, we haven’t parlayed that wealth into... Read More

Topics: Infant Health, fathers role, child well-being, maternal-child health, dads and prenatal, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, maternal mortality

Gen Z shouldn’t dismiss marriage so lightly

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 23, 2023
This article is written by W. Bradford Wilcox for UnHerd. It is republished here with permission from the author. A viral... Read More

Topics: benefits of good marriage, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Success Stories, the success sequence, benefits of marriage, women's happiness

[New Resource] Three Steps to Help Dads Care for Their Mental Health

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 15, 2023
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock lately, you know there’s an increasing emphasis on helping dads in a vital area of... Read More

Topics: men's health, resources for dads, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates, mental health

Introducing the Good Dad Act: Promoting Equality and Empowering Fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 8, 2023
This legislation emphasizes the importance of co-parenting, encouraging fathers to actively participate in their children's... Read More

Topics: child support, fatherhood legislation, involved father, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting

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