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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

3 Steps to Help Dads Deal with “Dad-Shaming”

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 7, 2019
Dad-shaming? Yeah, it’s a thing. As dads have assumed a greater role in the parenting of their children, they have assumed a... Read More

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

Bullying Prevention Starts at Home + An Excellent Free Resource for Parents

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 2, 2019
  Bullying. Unfortunately, it’s more common these days with the internet, social media, and texting so easily available to... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

3 Amazing Free Resources to Help You Engage Dads Through a WIC Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jul 24, 2019
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Do you think a program with this name could... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Freakin’ Awesome Free App for Expectant Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 17, 2019
  Technology. Whether you love it or hate it generally speaking, you must admit that some advances in technology have made... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

[Video] Why Punishing Dads Who Owe Child Support Doesn’t Work, and What Does Work

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 10, 2019
Help. Such a simple, powerful concept. Unfortunately, it’s a concept that’s often overlooked when it comes to getting dads who... Read More

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

25 Years of NFI: Featuring William Johnson of The Coshocton County Fatherhood Initiative

Posted by Jacqueline Hannan   |   Jun 26, 2019
  In our final posting to celebrate 25 years of NFI, we look to an amazing program that combines community events for dads... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

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