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Class Teaches Utah Inmates How to be Better Dads

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 7, 2019
  No matter how peaceful and quiet Beaver County is, there are some places you just don’t ever want to go. That place is easy... Read More

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

Making a Fundable Case for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 5, 2019
  I grew up without a father at home. In adulthood, I continued to struggle with what I called the “daddy deficit.” It was a... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Establishing a Community Presence using Fathering in 15™

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 28, 2019
  Mitch Freeman has been a Fatherhood Specialist with CareNet Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) of Dane County, Madison, WI... Read More

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

A Baker’s Dozen (and More) Free Resources on Co-Parenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 26, 2019
  Conflict. It’s everywhere. It happens in and between nations, companies and organizations of all types, and individuals. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 21, 2019
  I love the saying by Zig Ziglar, “Success occurs when preparation meets opportunity”. It was a mantra for my kids when they... Read More

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

(Part 2) What it Takes for a State’s Child Support Agency to Partner with Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 19, 2019
  Positive Payment Pattern, or PPP. That was the phrase used by Harold Coleman, State Access and Visitation Coordinator in... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Success Stories

Including Fathers in Human Services

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Feb 14, 2019
  This article originally appeared in the January 2019 Child Support Report, a product of the Office of Child Support... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

(Part 1) What it Takes to Partner with Your State’s Child Support Agency

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 12, 2019
  Made Men founder Nelson Gabriel is one of the most creative and energetic leaders that I’ve met who seeks to improve his... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Success Stories

15 Organizations Tell Us in 15 Words or Less: Why Do You Like Fathering in 15™?

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 7, 2019
  We’ve been talking about Fathering in 15™ for a while now, our newest online fatherhood resource released in 2018—and we... Read More

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

A Smorgasbord of Awesome Videos to Support Work with Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 5, 2019
  “Video is the most interesting and engaging way to share an idea with others.”  —Chad HurleyCo-founder and former CEO,... Read More

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

Tools to Help Female Staff Engage Fathers—Even Better [Part 2 of 2]

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 31, 2019
  As we shared in Tuesday's blog, there are 3 things that can hinder female staff’s ability and desire to engage dads. If you... Read More

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

3 Reasons it May Be Hard for Female Staff to Engage Fathers [Part 1 of 2]

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 29, 2019
  You undoubtedly have female staff who work in your organization and interact with fathers and families to deliver your... Read More

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

How NFI Helps Government Agencies and Their Partners to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown and Melissa Steward   |   Jan 24, 2019
To build capacity in communities to increase the involvement of fathers in the lives of their children, it’s important to not... Read More

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

A Must-Read Evaluation of Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 22, 2019
  A just-published meta-analysis of fatherhood program evaluations shows that those programs are effective. Funded by the ... Read More

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

Short on Time? No Problem > A Valuable Resource for Dads in Jails, Reentry, or Short-Term Stay Facilities

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 18, 2019
  Children do better socially, emotionally, and physically when their fathers are involved in their lives. That's why there's... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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