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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

How to Strike Recruitment & Retention Gold

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jul 1, 2020
Did you know that every time a dad joins and exits your program there is an opportunity to improve your recruitment and... Read More

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

Help on Integrating Domestic Violence Awareness into Any Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 23, 2020
If your organization will apply for a Fatherhood—Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential (Fatherhood FIRE)... Read More

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

[Free Resources] This Father’s Day, Give the Gift of Health to the Dads You Serve

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 16, 2020
Men’s health is an important topic. The more men we can help understand the importance of their health and how they can take... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Vital Topics for Virtual Meetings: 2 Resources for Discussing Fatherhood Topics with Dads and Moms

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 27, 2020
Everything has changed about how practitioners work with fathers and families. In some ways, it has been a good experience to... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Free Resources for Organizations Serving Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 19, 2020
Our schedules have changed. Our plans have changed. Our world has changed. And two people who this affects dramatically are... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

An ‘Un-distancing’ Pandemic Proposal for Fathers and Daughters

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   May 12, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis presents a rare and much-needed opportunity to repair and strengthen father–daughter relationships. Like... Read More

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

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