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Personalized Fatherhood Resource Assistance is Just a Phone Call Away

Posted by Jacqueline Hannan   |   Sep 6, 2018
Are you starting a new fatherhood program? Have a new grant or looking to spend down on a current grant? Perhaps you are... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Use This Powerful Formula to Mentor Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 4, 2018
When you work with dads one of the most significant roles you fill is that of a mentor. Whether you work one-on-one with dads... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks

[Partner Spotlight] Christian Heritage Sheds Light on Successful Work in Corrections & Reentry

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 30, 2018
  Several years ago, in a site visit to a Milwaukee Jail, I sat in on a fathers’ group and heard a father complain fervently... Read More

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

Exchange Club’s Remarkable Success with Dads in Home Visits

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 28, 2018
  One of the most difficult programs to recruit dads into is a home visiting program. In some cases, the reason dads don’t... Read More

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

What Dads Know and Want to Know about Child Development

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 21, 2018
  Have you wondered what dads know and want to know about child development? Given that men aren’t raised to raise children,... Read More

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

7 Practices That Will Help You Serve Dads Effectively

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 14, 2018
  In my post last week, I discussed the importance of focus in creating an impactful mission statement for your fatherhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Five days of grace for dads incarcerated at Salinas Valley State Prison

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Aug 9, 2018
  We're pleased to bring you this article featuring Salinas Valley State Prison, an NFI partner who, along with the GEO group,... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

The 7 Things an Impactful Mission Statement Does

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 7, 2018
  Do you have a clear, focused mission statement for your program or organization? When was the last time you and your fellow... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

NFI Co-Sponsored Conference Coming Soon: Call for Proposals Open

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 2, 2018
We have an important announcement to share! The Fatherhood Coalition of Tarrant County (FCTC) in partnership with National... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI News & Updates

What’s the Status of Father Absence Ahead of the 2020 Census?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 31, 2018
  Last October, I wrote a post in this blog entitled, “Has Father Absence Gotten Better or Worse?” I shared data on the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Final PACT Report Reveals 4 Fatherhood Programs Batted .500

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 25, 2018
  If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll recall that for the past three years I’ve shared findings from one of the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How Much Custody Time do Divorced Dads in Your State Receive?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 17, 2018
  One of the most frequent complaints we’ve heard from dads through the years is that courts are biased toward awarding full... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The “How to Deliver 24/7 Dad in Four Weeks” Guide is Here!

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jul 12, 2018
  One of the biggest challenges organizations have in serving dads is getting them to commit to attend a fatherhood program... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

How to Help Dads Connect with Their Child After a Long Absence

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 10, 2018
  Two of the questions that staff of National Fatherhood Initiative® have been asked most often by dads is:  Do you have... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

First Things First: Do fathers really make a difference?

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 5, 2018
  If you watch almost any show on television that involves a father these days, it's common to see a dad who is portrayed as... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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