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Christopher A. Brown

Christopher A. Brown

Chris is President of National Fatherhood Initiative. He is married to Kayla, has two adult daughters, and lives in Texas.

Recent Posts

7 Practices That Will Help You Serve Dads Effectively

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 14, 2018
  In my post last week, I discussed the importance of focus in creating an impactful mission statement for your fatherhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

The 7 Things an Impactful Mission Statement Does

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 7, 2018
  Do you have a clear, focused mission statement for your program or organization? When was the last time you and your fellow... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

What’s the Status of Father Absence Ahead of the 2020 Census?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 31, 2018
  Last October, I wrote a post in this blog entitled, “Has Father Absence Gotten Better or Worse?” I shared data on the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Final PACT Report Reveals 4 Fatherhood Programs Batted .500

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 25, 2018
  If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll recall that for the past three years I’ve shared findings from one of the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How Much Custody Time do Divorced Dads in Your State Receive?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 17, 2018
  One of the most frequent complaints we’ve heard from dads through the years is that courts are biased toward awarding full... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How to Help Dads Connect with Their Child After a Long Absence

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 10, 2018
  Two of the questions that staff of National Fatherhood Initiative® have been asked most often by dads is:  Do you have... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

New Fidelity Checklists for NFI Programs!

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 3, 2018
  I’m pleased to announce the release of fidelity checklists for the 24/7 Dad®, InsideOut Dad®, and Understanding Dad® ... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

What Spotify Can Teach You About Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 26, 2018
  One of the things I do to relax and reduce stress is listen to music. On most weekends, and sometimes after work, I put on... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How You Can Help Reduce a $55 Billion Public Health Problem

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 19, 2018
It’s probably no surprise to you that children exposed to domestic violence suffer short- and long-term consequences from it.... Read More

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

What Can Screw Up Your Decision-Making in Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 12, 2018
  “Few things are as important to your quality of life as your choices about how to spend the precious resource of your free... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Latest PACT Report Provides Great Advice for Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 5, 2018
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Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

FOMO: The Opportunity to Serve Fathers You Might Have Missed

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 29, 2018
In my last blog post, I mentioned that National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) emphasizes the positive impact for children when... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, general fatherhood resources

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

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 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

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