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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

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

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

Use this Exercise to Address Gendered Parenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 19, 2021
In your work with parents, do you address the ways in which dads and moms interact with their sons and daughters differently? ... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Tips & Tricks, Any Dad/Community Based

This One Tactic Could Boost Retention in Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 5, 2021
What’s the best thing you can to do get dads to return consistently to fatherhood program sessions? New research suggests that... Read More

Topics: Featured, Program Recruitment & Retention, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Any Dad/Community Based

[Free Webinar] Men’s Health and Fatherhood: What Do Dads Need to Know?

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 14, 2021
Men's health is a very important topic in NFI’s fatherhood programs 24/7 Dad® and InsideOut Dad®. There’s no doubt that... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

More Research Shows Dads Stepping Up During the Pandemic

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 7, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues so too does research on its effects on parenting. A new working paper from researchers at... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Any Dad/Community Based

The Latest Data on Incarcerated Dads and Their Children Might Shock You

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 24, 2021
If I asked you to estimate the number of incarcerated dads in federal and state prisons, what estimate would you give me? And... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, InsideOut Dad, Corrections & Reentry

Request for Applications: Expanding the 24/7 Dad® Program in Select Western States

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 3, 2021
NFI is pleased to announce the opening of its Request for Applications for organizations located in select 12 Western states... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad

Evaluation of Tampa-Based REACHUP’s 24/7 Dad® Program Supports Its Effectiveness Especially with Young Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 27, 2021
A recently-published evaluation of REACHUP’s use of the 24/7 Dad® program of National Fatherhood Initiative® lends additional... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, 24/7 Dad, All Program Evaluations

A Must-Read Book on Fatherhood Programming

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 4, 2021
If you’ve subscribed to this blog for a while, you know that I’ve blogged often about the fantastic research sponsored by the Read More

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

How to Help Dads with Depression

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 6, 2021
Do you work with dads who have experienced depression? If so, some exciting research has emerged on how the development of... Read More

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

Have Dads Stepped Up During the Pandemic?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 23, 2021
  The pandemic has brought numerous challenges to parents from keeping their families safe from the virus to adjusting to work... Read More

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

[Free Webinar] Poverty Interrupted: Behavioral Science Principles for Practitioners

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 9, 2021
Wednesday, March 24, 20211:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT, via video conference Title: "Poverty Interrupted: Behavioral Science... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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