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How to Leverage a Deadly Sin to Help Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 11, 2018
  Can you name the seven deadly sins? Go ahead. Grab a piece of paper and, before you continue to read this post, write them... Read More

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

Last Chance to Apply for FRPN State Planning Mini-Grants

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 6, 2018
The Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) will issue up to 12, $10,000 grants to support state planning projects to... Read More

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

9 Steps for Dads on How to Discipline Children

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 4, 2018
What do today’s dads most want to know about how to raise their children? Whenever I’m asked that question, I point to three... Read More

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

A Recipe for Success: One Lemon, A Local Family Restaurant, & NFI’s Fathering in 15™

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Nov 29, 2018
    Several years ago, in a federally funded 5-year Capacity Building grant from the Department of Health & Human Services,... Read More

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

Why You Should Let the Curriculum Do the Work

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 20, 2018
Have you experienced a moment in your life when something suddenly came into focus—an “eye-opening” or “Aha!” moment? An... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, General Fatherhood Program Resources

How to Get Court Referrals for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Nov 15, 2018
  Would you like to see more dads attend and complete your fatherhood program? Court referrals are a great way to accomplish... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Federal Government Calls for Proactive Father Engagement

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 13, 2018
  In October the federal government sent an information memorandum (IM) to state- and tribal-level agencies and programs... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Pregnancy Center Builds Stronger Fathers in Just 15 Minutes with New Initiative

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 8, 2018
  Seventeen-year-old “Eric” was still in high school when he and his girlfriend stepped through the doors of True Care Women’s... Read More

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

Three Free Resources to Help you Work with Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 6, 2018
  At NFI, we talk a lot about the programs and resources we have for purchase. But did you know that we actually have MORE... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, General Fatherhood Program Resources

How to Elevate Your Fatherhood Program to The Next Level

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 1, 2018
  I recently had the pleasure of conducting a training institute on the evidence-based InsideOut Dad® program for 30 staff of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, General Fatherhood Program Resources

[Free Marketing Materials] The Road ‘You Medical’ Traveled to a Successful 24/7 Dad® Program

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 30, 2018
  Talk about turning nothing into something. When Brandon Gregory joined You Medical 2 years ago, they didn’t have much of a... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks

[Free Webinar] FRPN Father Inclusion State Planning Grants

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 25, 2018
The FRPN plans to issue up to 12, $10,000 grants to support state planning projects to develop, augment or sustain initiatives... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

11 Tips (and a Bevy of Resources) for Work with Co-Parenting Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 23, 2018
  Whenever I’m asked to list the most important topics in work with dads, I always include “co-parenting.” Many dads struggle... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Two New Fatherhood Resource Bundles Join Our Popular Bundle Line-Up

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 18, 2018
At National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI), we try our best to make things easy for those who want to better engage dads. One of... Read More

Topics: NFI News & Updates, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Featured

Partner Spotlight > This School District Uses More Than Donuts to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 16, 2018
  Donuts for Dads. Whenever I talk with someone in a school about how they engage dads—and they actually seek to engage dads—I... Read More

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

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