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13 Lessons and Takeaways to Engage Your Stepdads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jan 21, 2021
If I had a time machine, I would travel back to May 3, 2018, the day before I became a stepdad to four wonderful girls. As... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Showing Up for Fatherhood [An Awesome Podcast featuring NFI President Christopher Brown]

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 12, 2021
  Recently, NFI President Christopher A. Brown appeared on the How Humans Work podcast hosted by Jeff Szilagyi for an... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI News & Updates

Wyoming Pregnancy Help Center Sees Stronger Father Involvement Thanks to Technology

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 6, 2021
  This article is written by Gayle Irwin and originally appeared at the Pregnancy Help News website. The article is... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Stunning: The Status of Father Absence Ahead of the Release of 2020 Census Data

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 29, 2020
As we eagerly await the release of data from the 2020 Census and what it will tell us about our nation’s progress in... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates

Free Gifts to Support Your Work with Dads All Year Long

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 22, 2020
As we head into the holiday season, we often think about excited children, gift giving, and a season of joy, goodwill, and... Read More

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

Why NFI’s New Fatherhood Workshop is a Hit

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 15, 2020
I want to share some good news about our new 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop, the most recent addition to our lineup of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates

How to Pull Non-Resident Dads in Child Welfare Cases Out of The Shadows

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Dec 10, 2020
Why is it so hard to engage non-resident dads in child welfare cases? We don’t have to look far to answer that question. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Fundraising Video for Fatherhood Initiative Offers Lessons for Others

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 1, 2020
SpoFI! Say what? SpoFI! SpoFI is short for the Spokane Fatherhood Initiative, one of the most impressive father-serving... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks

Free Resource: How Dads (and Moms!) Can Earn Their Degree and Get Hired After Incarceration

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 24, 2020
  I was recently contacted by Study.com about a free guide they produced to help formerly incarcerated adults overcome... Read More

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

How to Connect Dads of Special Needs Children to Network of Health Information Centers

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 17, 2020
Do you serve dads of children with special needs? If so, you might have encountered difficulty finding resources that can help... Read More

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

Facilitating Self-Awareness in Dads—and in Ourselves as Facilitators

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Nov 10, 2020
In our last Father Factor blog post by my colleague Erik Vecere, he highlighted several videos that represent the 5... Read More

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

FCSO unveils InsideOut Dad® program to help Inmates become better fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 3, 2020
This article is written by Shannon Martin and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished here... Read More

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

Life-Changing Videos to Help in Your Work with Dads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 27, 2020
Have you ever wondered which traits describes a great dad? Would they involve nurturing, providing, and guiding? While those... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks

How the Five Protective Factors Can Help Families During the Pandemic

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has required family-serving organizations to employ all the tools they can to help families get through... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] New FRPN Webinar - Fatherhood & COVID-19: A Conversation about Practice, Research and Policy

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 13, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 202012-1:30 p.m. EDT Findings from FRPN-Funded Projects 4: Fatherhood and Public Policy - Employment... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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