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How to Help Dads Become a “Peaceful Parent”

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 2, 2019
  Peace. There’s not a more beautiful word when it comes to parenting unless, of course, you add “and quiet.” As a recent... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Why Autonomy is Vital to Facilitating a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 28, 2019
  Have you ever been asked by your supervisor to complete a task, had that supervisor look over your shoulder while you... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] Upcoming FRPN Webinar: State Policies and Practices to Promote Father Involvement

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 26, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST   Mark your calendar for the next FRPN webinar which will highlight... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How Organizations Use NFI’s Newest Brochure to Reconnect Dads and Children

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 21, 2019
  “Redemption through Reconnection.” That’s the benefit of reconnecting with children as seen through the eyes of so many dads... Read More

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

Don’t Miss the National Fatherhood Summit in Nashville this June

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 19, 2019
Registration is now open for the National Fatherhood Summit hosted by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

5 Things You Never Knew About 247 Dad®

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 14, 2019
  Whether you’re a long-time user of the 24/7 Dad® program, or thinking of using it for the first time, there are some... Read More

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

Why “Going to Where the Dads Are” is Key to Recruitment

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 12, 2019
  Blown away. That’s how I reacted upon learning of the success of 24/7 Dad® program facilitator Tim Morgan running the... Read More

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

Class Teaches Utah Inmates How to be Better Dads

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 7, 2019
  No matter how peaceful and quiet Beaver County is, there are some places you just don’t ever want to go. That place is easy... Read More

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

Making a Fundable Case for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 5, 2019
  I grew up without a father at home. In adulthood, I continued to struggle with what I called the “daddy deficit.” It was a... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Establishing a Community Presence using Fathering in 15™

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 28, 2019
  Mitch Freeman has been a Fatherhood Specialist with CareNet Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) of Dane County, Madison, WI... Read More

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

A Baker’s Dozen (and More) Free Resources on Co-Parenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 26, 2019
  Conflict. It’s everywhere. It happens in and between nations, companies and organizations of all types, and individuals. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 21, 2019
  I love the saying by Zig Ziglar, “Success occurs when preparation meets opportunity”. It was a mantra for my kids when they... Read More

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

(Part 2) What it Takes for a State’s Child Support Agency to Partner with Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 19, 2019
  Positive Payment Pattern, or PPP. That was the phrase used by Harold Coleman, State Access and Visitation Coordinator in... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Success Stories

Including Fathers in Human Services

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Feb 14, 2019
  This article originally appeared in the January 2019 Child Support Report, a product of the Office of Child Support... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

(Part 1) What it Takes to Partner with Your State’s Child Support Agency

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 12, 2019
  Made Men founder Nelson Gabriel is one of the most creative and energetic leaders that I’ve met who seeks to improve his... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Success Stories

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