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[Free Webinar] Men’s Health and Fatherhood: What Do Dads Need to Know?

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 14, 2021
Men's health is a very important topic in NFI’s fatherhood programs 24/7 Dad® and InsideOut Dad®. There’s no doubt that... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

More Research Shows Dads Stepping Up During the Pandemic

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 7, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues so too does research on its effects on parenting. A new working paper from researchers at... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Any Dad/Community Based

Dads, Schools, Rules, and Tools

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 31, 2021
Summer is coming to a close, autumn is looming, and I’ve seen many ads for back-to-school clothing, backpacks, stationary, and... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips for Success, Father Absence Research, Any Dad/Community Based, Schools & Head/Healthy Start

Growing Up With Mom and Dad: New Data Confirm The Tide Is Turning

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 26, 2021
This article is written by Nicholas Zill and originally published by the Institute for Family Studies and is reposted here... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child welfare, Featured, State & Local Agencies, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Father Absence Research, Any Dad/Community Based, The 5 Protective Factors

The Latest Data on Incarcerated Dads and Their Children Might Shock You

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 24, 2021
If I asked you to estimate the number of incarcerated dads in federal and state prisons, what estimate would you give me? And... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, InsideOut Dad, Corrections & Reentry

Why Moms Are Your Greatest Asset to Increase Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Aug 17, 2021
Do you struggle getting an equal number of moms and dads in your parenting program? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Understanding Dad, Recruit & Retain Dads

How This Organization Uses Multiple NFI Programs in a Powerful Concoction

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 10, 2021
“The 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop is a good tool to use alongside 24/7 Dad®. I use it to ‘tease’ dads into taking the... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, Fathering in 15, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, 24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop

Request for Applications: Expanding the 24/7 Dad® Program in Select Western States

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 3, 2021
NFI is pleased to announce the opening of its Request for Applications for organizations located in select 12 Western states... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad

Evaluation of Tampa-Based REACHUP’s 24/7 Dad® Program Supports Its Effectiveness Especially with Young Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 27, 2021
A recently-published evaluation of REACHUP’s use of the 24/7 Dad® program of National Fatherhood Initiative® lends additional... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad, All Program Evaluations

The Courage to Continue

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jul 20, 2021
Success is not final,failure is not fatal,it is the courage to continuethat counts. Winston Churchill  Failure is not fatal. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, 24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

A Very Special Father’s Day Celebration > InsideOut Dad® Graduation

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 15, 2021
This article was originally published by Operation New Hope and is reposted here with permission from the author. Just in time... Read More

Topics: home visitation, child welfare, Featured, InsideOut Dad, Non-Custodial Dads, Coparenting, Corrections & Reentry

Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 13, 2021
This article is written by Wykinia Culbreth, Georgia Department of Public Health and Tiara Giddings, Morehouse School of... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

[Press Release] Fewer U.S. Children Living without a Father in the Home while Father-Child Relationships Improve during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jun 29, 2021
GERMANTOWN, Md. – June 2021 – As the nation celebrates Father’s Day, data released in the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Current... Read More

Topics: Featured, Father Absence Research

My Brother’s Keeper is a “Keeper”: Learn from this 24:7 Dad® Partner’s Path to Success

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 22, 2021
I received an email from Stephan Hicks with My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in Richmond City, VA asking for help with the pre- and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, InsideOut Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

How Great Dads SERVE

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 15, 2021
  Father’s Day is a great time for dads to reassess their fathering. This coming Father’s Day is no exception. Three simple... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based

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