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Why You Really Do Need a Program Specifically for Fathers

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 10, 2019
Separate but Equal. Yep, that’s right, I said it! But I’m not referring to the historic topic of racial segregation, but to... Read More

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

Three Ways to Harness the Power of Print Resources

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Nov 26, 2019
“What fatherhood curriculum should I use?” While this is a great question to ask, it shouldn’t be the only one you ask when it... Read More

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

Free eBook > The Secret Formula to Mobilize Your Community Around Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 12, 2019
  Can you see it clearly? That is, your vision for fathers and families in your community in the coming year? After all, next... Read More

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

Words from a 24/7 Dad: I Now Know I'm Important

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 30, 2019
  That was a response we had from a father who attended a 24/7 Dad® program in Lauderdale, Florida. As part of a funded... Read More

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

Second Evaluation of Understanding Dad™ Further Reveals the Program’s Promise

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 24, 2019
A second, more robust evaluation by Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) of the Understanding Dad™ program reveals its... Read More

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

How an Exciting Public Library + Nonprofit Partnership Delivers Fathering in 15™

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 8, 2019
A public library makes an ideal location for delivering fatherhood programming. Why?The ubiquity and purpose of public... Read More

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

Two New Evaluations Add to 24/7 Dad®’s Efficacy

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 17, 2019
Two new federally-funded, independent evaluations add to the efficacy of 24/7 Dad®, the flagship, evidence-based program of ... Read More

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

How to Ensure Domestic Violence Isn’t Lurking in Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 11, 2019
  How would you know if a dad in your program has been a victim or a perpetrator of domestic violence? If you did know, how... Read More

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

Awesome Guide on Model Practices for Dads in Prisons and Jails

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 3, 2019
When you have the nation’s leading evidence-based parenting program for incarcerated dads, you get excited when you find a... Read More

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

Is it the Will? Or is it the Skill?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 14, 2019
    Did you know August is Child Support Enforcement Month? Many people have varying thoughts and comments about the topic of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Expect Fireworks When You Marry These Two Parenting Programs

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   May 22, 2019
One young man, court-ordered to attend the Fatherhood Initiative and Employment Prep Services with the Jasper Area Family... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Family Voices: A Father’s Perspective in Family Engagement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 30, 2019
  As a single father and kinship care provider, I often encountered a lack of father engagement during my search for quality... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, general fatherhood resources

Fantastic New Primer on Domestic Violence

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 23, 2019
Domestic violence. Such a dirty, criminal act. Encountering cases of domestic violence is an unfortunate aspect of serving... Read More

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

See How This Oklahoma School System Uses Fathering in 15™ to Create a Strong Tomorrow for Teen Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 18, 2019
  “I really enjoy using Fathering in 15™. I know it can be used as a self-paced program, but when dealing with teens, it’s... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Fathers in Utah County Jail Can Learn to Rebuild Family Connections Thanks to a New Class

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 16, 2019
  For most of her childhood, Linda Donaldson (pictured above) said she watched her alcoholic father spend time in and out of... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

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