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25 Years of NFI: Featuring Kim Dent of the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood, Part 2

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 30, 2019
NFI could not meet its mission without dedicated practitioners like Kim Dent with the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF). In... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

25 Years of NFI: Featuring Kim Dent of the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood, Part 1

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 28, 2019
  I’ve seen many statewide fatherhood initiatives come and go in my two decades at National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI). Most... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

Expect Fireworks When You Marry These Two Parenting Programs

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   May 22, 2019
One young man, court-ordered to attend the Fatherhood Initiative and Employment Prep Services with the Jasper Area Family... Read More

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

6 Steps to a Successful Fatherhood Event

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   May 15, 2019
  Fatherhood events are a great way to celebrate dads and broadcast the message that dads matter to your community. They can... Read More

Topics: Featured, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks

NFI Reaches 25 Years of Educating, Equipping, and Engaging Communities

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 7, 2019
  National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) has reached its 25th year of educating, equipping, and engaging communities to... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI News & Updates

Family Voices: A Father’s Perspective in Family Engagement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 30, 2019
  As a single father and kinship care provider, I often encountered a lack of father engagement during my search for quality... Read More

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

Fantastic New Primer on Domestic Violence

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 23, 2019
Domestic violence. Such a dirty, criminal act. Encountering cases of domestic violence is an unfortunate aspect of serving... Read More

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

See How This Oklahoma School System Uses Fathering in 15™ to Create a Strong Tomorrow for Teen Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 18, 2019
  “I really enjoy using Fathering in 15™. I know it can be used as a self-paced program, but when dealing with teens, it’s... Read More

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

Fathers in Utah County Jail Can Learn to Rebuild Family Connections Thanks to a New Class

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 16, 2019
  For most of her childhood, Linda Donaldson (pictured above) said she watched her alcoholic father spend time in and out of... Read More

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

Announcing NFI’s NEW Recruitment and Retention Certificate™

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 12, 2019
  Let's begin with two important questions: Does your organization struggle to recruit dads? Does your organization struggle... Read More

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

How NFI Uses Big Data to Help Dads and the Organizations that Serve Them

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 9, 2019
  Big data. It’s all the rage these days. And not just for tech behemoths like Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. It’s also being... Read More

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

10 Tips for New Facilitators of NFI Programs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 4, 2019
Everybody's new at something, sometime. But isn't it great when you're new at something and you have a few tips and hints for... Read More

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

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

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