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Help on Integrating Domestic Violence Awareness into Any Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 23, 2020
If your organization will apply for a Fatherhood—Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential (Fatherhood FIRE)... Read More

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

[Free Resources] This Father’s Day, Give the Gift of Health to the Dads You Serve

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 16, 2020
Men’s health is an important topic. The more men we can help understand the importance of their health and how they can take... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Apply Now to be Among the First to Deliver NFI's New 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 8, 2020
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) seeks applications from organizations that want to partner with NFI to implement NFI's... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Fathers Are ‘Essential Workers’—But do They Know It?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 2, 2020
Back in October, I wrote a blog post titled “I Now Know I’m Important” where I cited two NFI research documents, Pop’s... Read More

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

Vital Topics for Virtual Meetings: 2 Resources for Discussing Fatherhood Topics with Dads and Moms

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 27, 2020
Everything has changed about how practitioners work with fathers and families. In some ways, it has been a good experience to... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Free Resources for Organizations Serving Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 19, 2020
Our schedules have changed. Our plans have changed. Our world has changed. And two people who this affects dramatically are... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

An ‘Un-distancing’ Pandemic Proposal for Fathers and Daughters

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   May 12, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis presents a rare and much-needed opportunity to repair and strengthen father–daughter relationships. Like... Read More

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

Stronger Than Before: The Discipline of Eating Together

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   May 5, 2020
Former UCLA Coach John Wooden once said, “Most all good things come through adversity.”  He was quoting a favorite poem: ... Read More

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

How Well Do Fatherhood Programs Integrate Domestic Violence Awareness and Education?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 28, 2020
One of the primary concerns that has arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic is the reported surge worldwide in domestic violence... Read More

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

Every Day is Saturday: Trying to Find a New Normal in Abnormal Times

Like most businesses, non-profits and families, the Spokane Fatherhood Initiative is struggling to adapt to this new... Read More

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

Pivoting During the Pandemic – The Fatherhood EFFECT Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 15, 2020
We live in a new normal. COVID-19 has impacted us in every way – from where we go and who we see, to what we eat and what we... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] How Fathering in 15™ Can Work for You: Hear from 4 NFI Partners Who Love It

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 7, 2020
Have you registered for our free webinar on Fathering in 15™? Please join us for "How Fathering in 15™ Can Work for You:... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, NFI News & Updates

Free Podcast About Child Support > Great for Dads and Practitioners

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 31, 2020
Child Support and the topics surrounding it are always hot topics. There's just so much for dads and practitioners to learn... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

The Power of One 24/7 Dad® Handbook

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Mar 24, 2020
During visits with family in Alabama, Ron Gates would take his young daughter to the park. One day, a gentleman approached Ron... Read More

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

Why Fatherhood Practitioners Are and Create “Upstream Heroes”

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 19, 2020
“What’s a hero? Who do you think of when I say the word ‘hero?’” Those are two questions posed by Dan Heath in a promotional... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

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