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The One Reason, for Now, to Use Texting in a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 5, 2019
Customer service. As the use of mobile phones has spread throughout societies all over the world, interventions that seek to... Read More

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

Words from a 24/7 Dad: I Now Know I'm Important

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 30, 2019
  That was a response we had from a father who attended a 24/7 Dad® program in Lauderdale, Florida. As part of a funded... Read More

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

Second Evaluation of Understanding Dad™ Further Reveals the Program’s Promise

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 24, 2019
A second, more robust evaluation by Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) of the Understanding Dad™ program reveals its... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] November FRPN Webinar: A Conversation About State–Level Initiatives for Father Inclusion

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 2-3:30 PM ET Grantee States: Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Where Are All Your Male Social Workers?

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 15, 2019
So, you’ve been working hard at your organization to engage dads. You might’ve even added father-specific programs and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

How an Exciting Public Library + Nonprofit Partnership Delivers Fathering in 15™

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 8, 2019
A public library makes an ideal location for delivering fatherhood programming. Why?The ubiquity and purpose of public... Read More

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

Before the Baby > Involving Dads in Maternal Child Health

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 1, 2019
  At a recent conference on Maternal Health and Infant Mortality, a new concept was presented—a good concept I might add—as it... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

“Yeah, it’s the end of the world.” > Providing Kids with a Lesson in Resiliency

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Sep 24, 2019
  It was a chilly November Sunday at the local high school with the three Nelligan boys. We’d had contests to see which duo... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Two New Evaluations Add to 24/7 Dad®’s Efficacy

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 17, 2019
Two new federally-funded, independent evaluations add to the efficacy of 24/7 Dad®, the flagship, evidence-based program of ... Read More

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

How to Ensure Domestic Violence Isn’t Lurking in Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 11, 2019
  How would you know if a dad in your program has been a victim or a perpetrator of domestic violence? If you did know, how... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] Upcoming FRPN Webinar: Engaging Mothers in Coparenting Interventions: Challenges, Characteristics of Mothers Who Engage & Outcomes

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 5, 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2-3:30 PM ET   Positive father engagement can mitigate some of the negative effects of... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Awesome Guide on Model Practices for Dads in Prisons and Jails

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 3, 2019
When you have the nation’s leading evidence-based parenting program for incarcerated dads, you get excited when you find a... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] Paternity Leave > The Research, Why It's Important, and How to Help Dads Take It

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 27, 2019
Have you registered for our free webinar on paternity leave? Time is running out! Research shows that children do better when... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates

A Simple, Potent Combo for Providing Feedback to Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 21, 2019
  When was the last time someone gave you feedback, on anything? How did you react? Were you open to it? Did you react... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Is it the Will? Or is it the Skill?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 14, 2019
    Did you know August is Child Support Enforcement Month? Many people have varying thoughts and comments about the topic of... Read More

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

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