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One-On-One Delivery of NFI Programs – So Simple, So Effective!

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jan 10, 2023
When most people think of National Fatherhood Initiative®’s (NFI’s) programs (e.g., 24/7 Dad®, InsideOut Dad®, and Understanding... Read More

Topics: fatherhood program planning, father engagement, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Five Insights for Engaging Dads Effectively Through Digital Channels

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 3, 2023
If you’re like a lot of professionals serving dads, you’ve probably dabbled in or fully embraced the delivery of programs and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

5 Father Engagement Academy™ Courses to Help You & Your Staff Excel in 2023

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 22, 2022
A new year is around the corner. What better time than now to equip your staff to intentionally engage fathers in 2023 with... Read More

Topics: fatherhood training, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

National Fatherhood Initiative® and the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood Commemorate Multi-Decade Partnership in Support of Father Inclusion

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 13, 2022
For Immediate Release MEDIA CONTACTS Maggie Spain Spearca Communications 405.812.0685, maggie@spearcadenver.com Melissa Byers... Read More

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

The Importance of Being Stubborn on Vision, Yet Flexible on Details

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 6, 2022
Stephan Hicks, Founder and Executive Director of My Brother’s Keeper. “We are stubborn on vision. We are flexible on... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Fathering in 15™

How to Advance Equity for Fathers in Human Services

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 29, 2022
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that there’s a lack of equity in human services. Our nation’s human service... Read More

Topics: involved father, free resources, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, father inclusive

Learn How A Crucial Partnership Will Open The Door to Reducing Child Abuse and Neglect

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Nov 22, 2022
Imagine my excitement when I received word that an organization called SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) wanted to partner with Read More

Topics: fatherhood program planning, responsible fatherhood, child abuse, father engagement, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, The 5 Protective Factors

Equipping Fathers and Organizations to Be More Father-Inclusive with Christopher Brown

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 15, 2022
Christopher (Chris) A. Brown, President of National Fatherhood Initiative®, recently appeared on the Dads with Daughters podcast. Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI News & Updates, general fatherhood resources

Trauma-Informed Care for Fathers and Families [Training + Free Resource]

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Nov 9, 2022
Working with fathers and families often requires a multi-faceted approach. Diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences demand... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates, trauma-informed approach, trauma-informed care

[FREE RESOURCE] Looking for Fun Activities for Dads and Their Children?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 1, 2022
When fathers are involved in their children’s lives, it helps their children’s healthy development. While I’m sure that’s not... Read More

Topics: child well-being, child development, involved father, free resources, fathering skills, Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, general fatherhood resources

Do We All Have Mental Health Issues?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 25, 2022
The answer is YES! Every November, National Men’s Health Awareness Month raises awareness and provides support for those facing... Read More

Topics: healthy relationships, fatherhood work, facilitators, moms involving dads, men's health, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, mental health, wellness

Training Director at National Fatherhood Initiative®

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 18, 2022
Position Title: Training DirectorLocation: RemoteHours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST; Monday - FridayTravel: 1-2 times monthly Job... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI News & Updates

Using “Letters” as a Learning Tool [InsideOut Dad® Spotlight: Percy Kennedy, Voices of the Fatherless]

Posted by Jacqueline Evans   |   Oct 14, 2022
Percy Kennedy, Founder, and President of Voices of the Fatherless, Inc., is a man on a mission. You could say he sort of “fell”... Read More

Topics: incarcerated fathers, program planning, father engagement, children of incarcerated fathers, programs for incarcerated dads, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

See How These Leaders Embraced Father-Inclusiveness in Their Community

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 11, 2022
Participants in the San Bernardino Leadership Summit for Fatherhood (LSF). How does a community embrace the inclusion of... Read More

Topics: fatherhood program planning, responsible fatherhood, program planning, father engagement, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, father inclusive

Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement Issues Memo to Guide State Child Support Policy

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 4, 2022
If you’re interested in how your state can relieve the burden of child support debt on the noncustodial dads you serve—and help... Read More

Topics: child support, unpaid child support, helping dads with child support, Featured, general fatherhood resources

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