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How You Can Help Children of Divorce

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 22, 2018
At National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), we emphasize the positive impact for children when they grow up in a home with their... Read More

Topics: Featured, Understanding Dad, general fatherhood resources

It's Never Too Late for Dads to Reconnect with Their Kids > Learn How

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 17, 2018
How do dads and kids connect during and after a father has been in jail or prison? What if he's just been out of their life... Read More

Topics: Featured, InsideOut Dad, general fatherhood resources

NFI Releases 3rd Edition of InsideOut Dad®: Part 2

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 15, 2018
Last week I announced the release of the third edition of National Fatherhood Initiative’s InsideOut Dad® program, the first... Read More

Topics: Featured, InsideOut Dad

NFI Customized Resources Helping Prison Fellowship® Make a Difference

Posted by Jacqueline Hannan   |   May 10, 2018
  Every so often, I have the pleasure of working with one of our organizations on a very special event or project.  In this... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

NFI Releases 3rd Edition of InsideOut Dad®!

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 8, 2018
I’m excited to announce the release of the third edition of National Fatherhood Initiative’s InsideOut Dad® program! The first... Read More

Topics: Featured, InsideOut Dad

Simple Advice You Can Give to Dads of Adolescents

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 3, 2018
Fathering teens can be a challenge. There are unspoken rules (sometimes created by the teens themselves!), and as kids change... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Why Involved Dads are Key to Preventing Childhood Trauma

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 1, 2018
  Research now shows that divorce or separation of a parent or guardian is one of the two most prevalent adverse childhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

A Nebraska prison held a father-daughter dance, and it was beautiful

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 26, 2018
  This article was reposted with permission from Brad Brown, CEO of Christian Heritage. Incarcerated dads and their little... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, InsideOut Dad

A Profile of Dads Who Live with Their Kids

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 25, 2018
At National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), we raise awareness about the consequences for children when they grow up without... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

FRPN Free Webinar > State Approaches to Including Fathers in Programs and Policies

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 19, 2018
NFI President Christopher A. Brown sits on the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) advisory committee. FRPN has... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

A Fantastic Film That Helps Dads Explore Masculinity and Emotions

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 17, 2018
  One of the great challenges in helping dads to become more involved, responsible, and committed in the lives of their... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Why Fathering in 15™ is a Hit for a Diversity of Organizations [Part 2]

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 12, 2018
Following on my post from Tuesday, I recently completed a round of interviews with 14 organizations that have subscribed to... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, Fathering in 15

Why Fathering in 15™ is a Hit for a Diversity of Organizations [Part 1]

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 10, 2018
A diverse group of organizations have found Fathering in 15™ to be a hit for their organization and the dads they serve. It... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, Fathering in 15

Free Social Media Posts You Can Share for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 5, 2018
Here at NFI, child abuse prevention is near and dear to our heart. After all, fathers play an incredibly important role in... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

15 Awesome Tips to Help Incarcerated Dads Plan for Child Visits

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 4, 2018
One of the primary ways to reduce the likelihood of an incarcerated dad returning to prison is to help him connect with his... Read More

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

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