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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

Three Tips On Making These The Best Times To Be A Parent

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Sep 1, 2020
From my perspective of being a Dad for a quarter century, there are two types of parents today. The first is the Dad (or Mom)... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

What I Learned at Daddy Camp

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 25, 2020
As we covered in a post a couple of weeks ago, more and more is coming out about dads and kids connecting during the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

“Zooming” in on Fatherhood with NFI’s Most Flexible Fatherhood Resource, Fathering in 15™

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 18, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic, things have certainly been turned around in the homes of many Americans. If you haven’t noticed,... Read More

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

Harvard Study Points to Improved Dad-Child Relationships During Pandemic

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 11, 2020
If I were to ask you to guess the percentage of dads who say their relationships with their children have improved during the... Read More

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

How to Ignite A Fire for Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Aug 4, 2020
You may feel like the Lone Ranger when it comes to engaging dads in your organization’s programs and services, but remember –... Read More

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

Latest PACT Report Points to Effective Practices for Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 28, 2020
Have you struggled to identify effective practices for your fatherhood program?   If so, then the latest report from the... Read More

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

Announcing NFI’s NEW Short-Length Workshop for Dads - 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop!

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 21, 2020
  We get excited when something new is coming… and especially when “that something” is already here! Last Thursday we launched... Read More

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

Marriage: Taboo or Vital Topic?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jul 15, 2020
Recently, a Focus on the Family newsletter that I receive discussed the current unrest, bearing one another’s burdens,... Read More

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

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