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Why NFI’s New Fatherhood Workshop is a Hit

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 15, 2020
I want to share some good news about our new 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop, the most recent addition to our lineup of... Read More

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

How to Pull Non-Resident Dads in Child Welfare Cases Out of The Shadows

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Dec 10, 2020
Why is it so hard to engage non-resident dads in child welfare cases? We don’t have to look far to answer that question. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Fundraising Video for Fatherhood Initiative Offers Lessons for Others

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 1, 2020
SpoFI! Say what? SpoFI! SpoFI is short for the Spokane Fatherhood Initiative, one of the most impressive father-serving... Read More

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

Free Resource: How Dads (and Moms!) Can Earn Their Degree and Get Hired After Incarceration

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 24, 2020
  I was recently contacted by Study.com about a free guide they produced to help formerly incarcerated adults overcome... Read More

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

How to Connect Dads of Special Needs Children to Network of Health Information Centers

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 17, 2020
Do you serve dads of children with special needs? If so, you might have encountered difficulty finding resources that can help... Read More

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

Facilitating Self-Awareness in Dads—and in Ourselves as Facilitators

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Nov 10, 2020
In our last Father Factor blog post by my colleague Erik Vecere, he highlighted several videos that represent the 5... Read More

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

FCSO unveils InsideOut Dad® program to help Inmates become better fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 3, 2020
This article is written by Shannon Martin and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished here... Read More

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

Life-Changing Videos to Help in Your Work with Dads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 27, 2020
Have you ever wondered which traits describes a great dad? Would they involve nurturing, providing, and guiding? While those... Read More

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

How the Five Protective Factors Can Help Families During the Pandemic

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has required family-serving organizations to employ all the tools they can to help families get through... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] New FRPN Webinar - Fatherhood & COVID-19: A Conversation about Practice, Research and Policy

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 13, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 202012-1:30 p.m. EDT Findings from FRPN-Funded Projects 4: Fatherhood and Public Policy - Employment... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Even the Most Committed Dads of Special Needs Children Can Use Support

Posted by David Hirsch   |   Oct 6, 2020
The issue of father absence is perhaps one of the greatest challenges of our time. Research shows children growing up in... Read More

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

Working with Men as Parents—and Being Domestic Violence-Informed

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Sep 29, 2020
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so I thought it important to talk about domestic violence as it relates to your... Read More

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

Making Room for Dads in Public Policy

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Sep 22, 2020
This article is written by Walker Stevens and originally appeared on the National Conference of State Legislatures' The NCSL... Read More

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

How to Keep Problem Participants from Derailing Your Group Sessions

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 15, 2020
You’ve reviewed the objectives of your upcoming group session. You’re comfortable with the session’s objectives, topics, and... Read More

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

Challenging yet positive parenting style benefits children's development

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Sep 8, 2020
This article is written by Jared Wadley of the University of Michigan and originally appeared on medicalxpress.com.... Read More

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

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