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How Effective Are Programs Supporting Unmarried, Nonresidential Fathers?

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 11, 2022
This article is written by Matthew Saxey, Erin Kramer Holmes, and Alan J. Hawkins and was originally published at the ... Read More

Topics: non-custodial fathers, single parenting, single dads, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

Start Where You Are to Change the Ending

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jan 4, 2022
“You can’t go back and change the beginning,but you can start where you are and change the ending.”                          ... Read More

Topics: fatherhood work, child welfare, evidence-based fatherhood program, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

National Fatherhood Initiative® Earns 2021 GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 29, 2021
For Immediate Release MEDIA CONTACTS Maggie Spain                                       Spearca Communications           ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates, Father Absence Research

How To Double the “Horsepower” of Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Dec 21, 2021
Horsepower is the measurement of power in an engine. It’s what accelerates you to your destination. Within the context of your... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Recruit & Retain Dads

This Rising Trend Bodes Ill for Future Dads and Their Children

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 14, 2021
A rising share of men in the U.S. live without a spouse or partner. This rise is especially troubling for those men who might... Read More

Topics: non-custodial fathers, single parenting, single dads, child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, child best interests

Inside, Outside, Round and Round: Sustaining Engagement in Responsible Fatherhood Programs

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Dec 7, 2021
This post originally appeared on the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC) website and is posted here under... Read More

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

Don’t Leave Out This Key Ingredient for A Successful Group-Based Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Nov 10, 2021
If you run a group-based fatherhood program, you know the ingredients for success: great facilitators, an evidence-based... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Recruit & Retain Dads

Ending the youth screen addiction means a change in parenting. It begins by saying no.

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 27, 2021
This post by NFI friend and author Jeff Nelligan is great for moms, dads, and anyone working with parents. If you're a family... Read More

Topics: child welfare, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Any Dad/Community Based

My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond Provides School Backpacks on Behalf of Incarcerated Dads

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Oct 12, 2021
This post is a recent press release from My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond who runs NFI's InsideOut Dad® program in the... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Success Stories

How to Deliver a Fatherhood Program in a Housing Authority

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 28, 2021
“About 6 years ago, some of our Housing Authority employees noticed that there were a lot of single moms at the properties we... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Understanding Dad, 24/7 Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

A New Sure-Fire Tool that Leads to Better Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 21, 2021
If you want a sure-fire way to create low and no-cost strategies to increase father involvement in your organization’s... Read More

Topics: Father Friendly Checkup, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Recruit & Retain Dads

Why Moms Are Your Greatest Asset to Increase Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Aug 17, 2021
Do you struggle getting an equal number of moms and dads in your parenting program? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Understanding Dad, Recruit & Retain Dads

Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 13, 2021
This article is written by Wykinia Culbreth, Georgia Department of Public Health and Tiara Giddings, Morehouse School of... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

My Brother’s Keeper is a “Keeper”: Learn from this 24:7 Dad® Partner’s Path to Success

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 22, 2021
I received an email from Stephan Hicks with My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in Richmond City, VA asking for help with the pre- and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, InsideOut Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

How Great Dads SERVE

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 15, 2021
  Father’s Day is a great time for dads to reassess their fathering. This coming Father’s Day is no exception. Three simple... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based

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