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The Value in Customizing a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 31, 2023
There’s a lot of emphasis these days on implementing fatherhood programs with fidelity. Indeed, many funders of fatherhood... Read More

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

How Father Involvement and Bi-Strategic Parenting Positively Affect Children’s Brain Development

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 17, 2023
We talk a lot at National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) about how father involvement positively affects children’s emotional and... Read More

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

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

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

How You Can Help Dads Address the Maternal Mortality Crisis

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 6, 2022
Do you know about America’s maternal mortality crisis? If you’re like me, you might be aware of it but perhaps not as informed as... Read More

Topics: child well-being, maternal-child health, Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, maternal mortality

Use the Power of These Free Shareable Images to Promote Responsible Fatherhood

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 23, 2022
Recently I ran across an article about a moving photo book from photographer Phillip Toledano called The Reluctant Father. It... Read More

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

Have Americans’ Attitudes About Stay-at-Home Dads Truly Changed?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 9, 2022
What’s your attitude toward stay-at-home dads? Do you view them positively or negatively? No matter your attitude, you’re... Read More

Topics: responsible fatherhood, stay-at-home dad, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Use These Studies to Inform Your Work with Incarcerated Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 12, 2022
Do you work or want to work with incarcerated dads?If so, two recently-released studies can inform that work. Combined these... Read More

Topics: incarcerated fathers, child well-being, children of incarcerated fathers, evidence-based InsideOut Dad, Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates, InsideOut Dad®

[Father’s Day Special] The CHI Podcast featuring NFI President Christopher A. Brown: Why Dads Matter

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 16, 2022
Do you know why the role of a father or father figure is so important in a child's life? Recently Sandy Munoz of The CHI Podcast,... Read More

Topics: fathers role, father involvment, involved father, Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates

The State of Moms and Dads in America (2022)

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   May 24, 2022
This article is written by Mike P. Taylor and was originally published at the Dad Well Done. It is republished here with... Read More

Topics: fatherhood parenting, involved father, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Here’s What We Know About the Work of Federal Fatherhood Grantees

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 17, 2022
Have you ever wondered what the organizations that received federal funding to implement responsible fatherhood (RF) programs did... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

New Evaluation of 24/7 Dad® Shows It Improves Parental Self-Efficacy and That Dosage Matters

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 29, 2022
A new, independent, third-party evaluation of the evidence-based 24/7 Dad® program of National Fatherhood Initiative®(NFI) shows... Read More

Topics: non-custodial fathers, child well-being, single parenting, single dads, evidence-based 24/7 Dad, Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates, 24/7 Dad, child best interests

What’s Your State’s Grade on Child Support and Shared Parenting?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 5, 2022
Before you read the rest of this post, indulge me by rating your knowledge on a scale of 1-5 (1 = no knowledge and 5 = complete... Read More

Topics: healthy relationships, child support, child well-being, co-parenting, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

This is What Children Need Most to Thrive

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 22, 2022
A new report continues to show the importance of family structure and stability to child well-being and what investments policy... Read More

Topics: benefits of good marriage, healthy relationships, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

[New Analysis] Five Decades of Research Shows Why Dad’s Involvement is Vital During the Prenatal Period

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 8, 2022
A new analysis by a team at the University of Southern California of more than 50 years of research shows why dads’ involvement... Read More

Topics: child welfare, dads and prenatal, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

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