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How Family Practitioners Can Help Dads with Child Support Issues

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 10, 2017
If you have fathers in your program who have a legal obligation to make child support payments, you are not alone. In fact,... Read More

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

Improved Resource on Implementing Evidence-Based Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 8, 2017
The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) recently updated their Learning Center on implementing... Read More

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

Camp Grace Reunites Incarcerated Fathers with Their Children

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 7, 2017
We're all about connecting fathers with their children, heart to heart—and we know that it's doubly important for fathers who... Read More

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

Spotlight > Hoop for HOPES Fatherhood Program Event

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 3, 2017
Scheduling an event is a fun way to draw attention to your programs and services for dads and families. We've seen all sorts... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

How 7 Habits of a 24/7 Dad™ Works, Man2Man

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 1, 2017
The 7 Habits of a 24/7 Dad™ workshop is ideal for organizations that seek a short-length fatherhood program. And that’s... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Everything You Need to Know About 3 Popular Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 27, 2017
Have you thought about asking your boss or funder to start a fatherhood program but didn't know how to start the conversation? Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

The “Golden Moment” to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 25, 2017
How much do you know about the characteristics of first-time dads? What’s their average age? How does their age vary by race... Read More

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

Dr. David Asbery on Navigating After Divorce and Co-Parenting

Posted by Dr. David Asbery   |   Jul 21, 2017
One of the biggest challenges you likely face when working with parents is helping them to effectively co-parent and get along... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Free Online Training: Co-Parenting After Divorce

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 18, 2017
We’re diligent at National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) about raising awareness about new, free resources—whether our own or... Read More

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

Two Resources 'To the Rescue' > Have Meaningful Discussions with Dads and Moms

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 13, 2017
A Fatherhood Mentor working in a Pregnancy Center called us one day in a bit of a panic. "I have a few dads coming into the... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Do These 2 Things to Help a Dad Succeed

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 11, 2017
Before you read any further, take a minute to write down up to five things a dad needs to succeed in fatherhood. Then read the... Read More

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

[Video] How NFI is Helping Kansas State Agency to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 6, 2017
State agencies that seek to improve the well-being of children and families can struggle to effectively engage dads in the... Read More

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

Preparation Key to Success for Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 4, 2017
As we celebrate our nation’s birthday this week, it pays to reflect on the practices that helped some of our nation’s greatest... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

NBC's Free Parent Toolkit for The Dads and Moms You Serve

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 29, 2017
Have you heard about NBC's Parent Toolkit? We're big fans, and want to tell you all about it so that you can share it with the... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

What’s Happening Around the U.S. to Support Father Involvement

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 27, 2017
Have you ever wondered the extent to which father involvement is supported at the federal, state, and local levels? Wonder no... Read More

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

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