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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

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

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 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: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Featured

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

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, Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, InsideOut Dad

3 Keys to Building an Effective Fatherhood Group

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 27, 2018
To build an effective fatherhood group, it’s vital to think about the group as more than a collection of individuals. Think... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, Program Recruitment & Retention, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

CEO of Microsoft Shares Impact of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 13, 2018
  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is widely credited with turning around the fortunes of the tech behemoth since he took over for... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Featured, Success Stories

The Latest, Surprising Portrait of Custodial Moms and Dads and Their Child Support

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 8, 2018
  Because so many of our organization partners serve custodial and noncustodial moms and dads, National Fatherhood Initiative... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The “When” of Marketing a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 27, 2018
One of the primary challenges in serving dads is getting them to enroll in a fatherhood program. Meeting that challenge... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Featured

How to Succeed with NFI Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 16, 2018
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) transforms organizations and communities by equipping them to intentionally and... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Featured

How Much Do You Really Know About Domestic Violence?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 13, 2018
  Domestic violence is one of the tragic situations that you might have faced in service of families. But what, exactly,... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

10 Things Every Noncustodial Dad Needs to Know about Child Support

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 6, 2018
  Is it “noncustodial” or “non-custodial?” When you refer to a parent without sole custody of their child, should you use a... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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