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Facilitating Self-Awareness in Dads—and in Ourselves as Facilitators

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Nov 10, 2020
In our last Father Factor blog post by my colleague Erik Vecere, he highlighted several videos that represent the 5... Read More

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

FCSO unveils InsideOut Dad® program to help Inmates become better fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 3, 2020
This article is written by Shannon Martin and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished here... Read More

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

Life-Changing Videos to Help in Your Work with Dads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 27, 2020
Have you ever wondered which traits describes a great dad? Would they involve nurturing, providing, and guiding? While those... Read More

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

Working with Men as Parents—and Being Domestic Violence-Informed

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Sep 29, 2020
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so I thought it important to talk about domestic violence as it relates to your... Read More

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

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

“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

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

Announcing NFI’s NEW Short-Length Workshop for Dads - 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop!

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 21, 2020
  We get excited when something new is coming… and especially when “that something” is already here! Last Thursday we launched... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates

Marriage: Taboo or Vital Topic?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jul 15, 2020
Recently, a Focus on the Family newsletter that I receive discussed the current unrest, bearing one another’s burdens,... Read More

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

[Journal Article] Qualitative Evaluation of NFI’s Understanding Dad™

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 7, 2020
Last October I blogged about a second, independent evaluation of Understanding Dad™, a program of National Fatherhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & 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

Apply Now to be Among the First to Deliver NFI's New 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 8, 2020
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) seeks applications from organizations that want to partner with NFI to implement NFI's... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Fathers Are ‘Essential Workers’—But do They Know It?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 2, 2020
Back in October, I wrote a blog post titled “I Now Know I’m Important” where I cited two NFI research documents, Pop’s... Read More

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

How Well Do Fatherhood Programs Integrate Domestic Violence Awareness and Education?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 28, 2020
One of the primary concerns that has arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic is the reported surge worldwide in domestic violence... Read More

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

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