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[Free Webinar] How to Involve Dads in Family Resource & Support Centers Workshop

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Feb 28, 2024
March 26, 2024 How to Involve Dads in Family Resource & Support Centers Workshop Please join National Fatherhood Initiative®... Read More

Topics: webinar, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, father inclusive, father inclusion

Why Child Welfare Agencies Struggle to Include Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 6, 2024
Image created with Adobe Firefly 2. Do you serve dads who are involved with your state’s child welfare agency? If so, you... Read More

Topics: fatherhood parenting, involved father, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

[Press Release] Proportion of American Children Living with a Father in the Home Reaches 34-Year High

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 30, 2024
Proportion of American Children Living with a Father in the Home Reaches 34-Year High As more U.S. children grow up with... Read More

Topics: father absence data, fatherhood data, Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates, 24:7 Dad®

A New Look at Marriage: 2 Resources that May Change Your Mind and the Minds of the Families You Serve [Free Resource + New Book]

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Jan 24, 2024
Marriage can be a tricky subject in this day and age. With society and Hollywood touting the benefits of singleness and... Read More

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

Why You Should Never Doubt the Long-Term Impacts of Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 19, 2023
Grab a pen or pencil. (Take your time. I’ll wait.) If you serve dads, write down your work’s impact in helping them become more... Read More

Topics: fatherhood program planning, program planning, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Tips & Tricks

The Game-Changer That’s Improving NFI as Your Fatherhood Partner

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 12, 2023
Image created with Adobe Firefly 2 and Adobe Photoshop (Beta) Prompt: "An abstract image that conveys the idea of workers in... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks, NFI News & Updates, generative artificial intelligence

Proportion of Children Living with Resident Dads at 34-Year High

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 5, 2023
If I asked you to guess what the best piece of news National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) could receive, what would you say? If... Read More

Topics: father absence data, child data, fatherhood data, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates, resident fathers

[Press Release] National Fatherhood Initiative® and the City of Baytown Partner to Mobilize Father Engagement Across City Sectors

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 29, 2023
National Fatherhood Initiative® and the City of Baytown Partner to Mobilize Father Engagement Across City Sectors Initiative... Read More

Topics: community mobilization, community engagement, Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates, 24:7 Dad®

What’s “Paternal Self-Efficacy” and Its Importance?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 21, 2023
Paternal self-efficacy. If you work with dads and haven’t heard that term, or have but it’s only vaguely familiar, get to know... Read More

Topics: fatherhood parenting, involved father, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, mental health

[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

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