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Weird Science: Teach Dads “Self-Talk” to Become Better Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 9, 2018
  During your childhood, did anyone tell you that talking to yourself out loud was weird and might be a sign of mental... Read More

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

Trouble Recruiting Dads? Create A Referral Plan

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 20, 2018
  The top challenge organizations face is recruiting dads into their community-based fatherhood programs. As I recently helped... Read More

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

How to Help Dads Tear Down the Screen-Time Wall

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 18, 2018
Screens here. Screens there. Screens everywhere! No matter where I am in public these days, I see children interact more with... Read More

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

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

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

Free Webinar > Fathers' Attendance in Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 15, 2018
The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) will host its 10th learning community webinar in early February. Inside the... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

A Father’s Expression of Love

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 14, 2017
As we cover in our 24/7 Dad® program, fathers are very capable of learning to be nurturers. One aspect of being nurturing is... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

5 Facts About Today’s Single Fathers

Posted by Alysse ElHage   |   Dec 8, 2017
This article originally appeared on The Institute for Family Studies blog, who partnered with NFI President, Christopher A.... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Wise Words From a Program Like Yours: Nurturing Father Engagement

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 19, 2017
There's a new, compelling video in town that provides tremendous insight into today’s human service environments, and the... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

[Free Resources] The Role of Mentoring in Reentry

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 29, 2017
A fatherhood program should never stand alone. Think about that statement for a moment. What does it mean? It means you should... Read More

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

7 Steps to Using Social Media to Enhance Program Delivery

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 22, 2017
An important (if not the most important) aspect of running a successful fatherhood program is engaging participants. Whether... Read More

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

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, Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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

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