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How to Ignite A Fire for Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Aug 4, 2020
You may feel like the Lone Ranger when it comes to engaging dads in your organization’s programs and services, but remember –... Read More

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

Latest PACT Report Points to Effective Practices for Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 28, 2020
Have you struggled to identify effective practices for your fatherhood program?   If so, then the latest report from the... Read More

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

Announcing NFI’s NEW Short-Length Workshop for Dads - 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop!

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 21, 2020
  We get excited when something new is coming… and especially when “that something” is already here! Last Thursday we launched... Read More

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

Marriage: Taboo or Vital Topic?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jul 15, 2020
Recently, a Focus on the Family newsletter that I receive discussed the current unrest, bearing one another’s burdens,... Read More

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

[Journal Article] Qualitative Evaluation of NFI’s Understanding Dad™

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 7, 2020
Last October I blogged about a second, independent evaluation of Understanding Dad™, a program of National Fatherhood... Read More

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

How to Strike Recruitment & Retention Gold

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jul 1, 2020
Did you know that every time a dad joins and exits your program there is an opportunity to improve your recruitment and... Read More

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

Help on Integrating Domestic Violence Awareness into Any Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 23, 2020
If your organization will apply for a Fatherhood—Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential (Fatherhood FIRE)... Read More

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

[Free Resources] This Father’s Day, Give the Gift of Health to the Dads You Serve

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 16, 2020
Men’s health is an important topic. The more men we can help understand the importance of their health and how they can take... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Apply Now to be Among the First to Deliver NFI's New 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 8, 2020
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) seeks applications from organizations that want to partner with NFI to implement NFI's... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Fathers Are ‘Essential Workers’—But do They Know It?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 2, 2020
Back in October, I wrote a blog post titled “I Now Know I’m Important” where I cited two NFI research documents, Pop’s... Read More

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

Vital Topics for Virtual Meetings: 2 Resources for Discussing Fatherhood Topics with Dads and Moms

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 27, 2020
Everything has changed about how practitioners work with fathers and families. In some ways, it has been a good experience to... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Free Resources for Organizations Serving Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 19, 2020
Our schedules have changed. Our plans have changed. Our world has changed. And two people who this affects dramatically are... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

An ‘Un-distancing’ Pandemic Proposal for Fathers and Daughters

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   May 12, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis presents a rare and much-needed opportunity to repair and strengthen father–daughter relationships. Like... Read More

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

Stronger Than Before: The Discipline of Eating Together

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   May 5, 2020
Former UCLA Coach John Wooden once said, “Most all good things come through adversity.”  He was quoting a favorite poem: ... Read More

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

How Well Do Fatherhood Programs Integrate Domestic Violence Awareness and Education?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 28, 2020
One of the primary concerns that has arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic is the reported surge worldwide in domestic violence... Read More

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

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