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FRPN Free Webinar > State Approaches to Including Fathers in Programs and Policies

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Apr 19, 2018
NFI President Christopher A. Brown sits on the Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) advisory committee. FRPN has... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Fathers Struggling to Connect with Their Kids? Have Them do This to Fix Things.

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Mar 29, 2018
Recently, I started facilitating a men’s class for a group of fathers in a homeless shelter’s residential treatment program. I... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

3 Keys to Building an Effective Fatherhood Group

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 27, 2018
To build an effective fatherhood group, it’s vital to think about the group as more than a collection of individuals. Think... Read More

Topics: Featured, Program Recruitment & Retention, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

CEO of Microsoft Shares Impact of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 13, 2018
  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is widely credited with turning around the fortunes of the tech behemoth since he took over for... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The Latest, Surprising Portrait of Custodial Moms and Dads and Their Child Support

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 8, 2018
  Because so many of our organization partners serve custodial and noncustodial moms and dads, National Fatherhood Initiative... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

4 Key Things Sons Need From Their Fathers

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Mar 1, 2018
  A few years ago, I participated in an Oprah Life Class with Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant. (You can see a clip of the show here.)... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The “When” of Marketing a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 27, 2018
One of the primary challenges in serving dads is getting them to enroll in a fatherhood program. Meeting that challenge... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

What to Tell the Stepdads You Serve

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Feb 22, 2018
In the past two years, I have moved from being a married dad of two daughters (ages 23 and 17), to a divorced dad with full... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How to Succeed with NFI Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 16, 2018
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) transforms organizations and communities by equipping them to intentionally and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Free Program Resources Abound at Fatherhood.org

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 15, 2018
  A majority of folks in the fatherhood field initially learn about NFI because of our popular, core curricula: 24/7 Dad®,... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How Much Do You Really Know About Domestic Violence?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 13, 2018
  Domestic violence is one of the tragic situations that you might have faced in service of families. But what, exactly,... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Tips from Tech-Expert Parents to Help Dads Monitor Teens’ Social Media Use

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 8, 2018
When it comes to helping dads understand how they can be involved, one of the areas that requires father involvement is... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

10 Things Every Noncustodial Dad Needs to Know about Child Support

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 6, 2018
  Is it “noncustodial” or “non-custodial?” When you refer to a parent without sole custody of their child, should you use a... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

[Video] The Importance of Helping Fathers Learn What it Means to Be a Man

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 1, 2018
In working with fathers and families, it can be helpful to address some basics before trying to address the myriad of other... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

7 Steps to Make Mom-Infant Programs More Dad Friendly

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 30, 2018
In my nearly two decades of work with National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), I’ve seen growth in the number of organizations... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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