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Why Involved Dads are Key to Preventing Childhood Trauma

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 1, 2018
  Research now shows that divorce or separation of a parent or guardian is one of the two most prevalent adverse childhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

A Nebraska prison held a father-daughter dance, and it was beautiful

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 26, 2018
  This article was reposted with permission from Brad Brown, CEO of Christian Heritage. Incarcerated dads and their little... Read More

Topics: Featured, InsideOut Dad, Success Stories

A Profile of Dads Who Live with Their Kids

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 25, 2018
At National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), we raise awareness about the consequences for children when they grow up without... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Featured

FRPN Free Webinar > State Approaches to Including Fathers in Programs and Policies

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 19, 2018
NFI President Christopher A. Brown sits on the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) advisory committee. FRPN has... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

A Fantastic Film That Helps Dads Explore Masculinity and Emotions

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 17, 2018
  One of the great challenges in helping dads to become more involved, responsible, and committed in the lives of their... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Why Fathering in 15™ is a Hit for a Diversity of Organizations [Part 2]

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 12, 2018
Following on my post from Tuesday, I recently completed a round of interviews with 14 organizations that have subscribed to... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, Fathering in 15

Why Fathering in 15™ is a Hit for a Diversity of Organizations [Part 1]

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 10, 2018
A diverse group of organizations have found Fathering in 15™ to be a hit for their organization and the dads they serve. It... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, Fathering in 15

Free Social Media Posts You Can Share for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 5, 2018
Here at NFI, child abuse prevention is near and dear to our heart. After all, fathers play an incredibly important role in... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

15 Awesome Tips to Help Incarcerated Dads Plan for Child Visits

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 4, 2018
One of the primary ways to reduce the likelihood of an incarcerated dad returning to prison is to help him connect with his... Read More

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

Fathers Struggling to Connect with Their Kids? Have Them do This to Fix Things.

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Mar 29, 2018
Recently, I started facilitating a men’s class for a group of fathers in a homeless shelter’s residential treatment program. I... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

3 Keys to Building an Effective Fatherhood Group

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 27, 2018
To build an effective fatherhood group, it’s vital to think about the group as more than a collection of individuals. Think... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, Program Recruitment & Retention, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at NFI – Part 2

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 22, 2018
Hopefully you had a chance to read last week’s blog with the first 5 of 10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks

InsideOut Dad®: Changing lives of inmates, their families

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 20, 2018
“She’s so beautiful” are words Arthur Bess repeated upon seeing his six-month-old daughter for the first time.   Bess and two... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories

10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at NFI – Part 1

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 15, 2018
When you partner with thousands of organizations across the nation who serve fathers and families, questions abound. While... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks

CEO of Microsoft Shares Impact of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 13, 2018
  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is widely credited with turning around the fortunes of the tech behemoth since he took over for... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Featured, Success Stories

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