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How to Deliver a Fatherhood Program in a Housing Authority

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 28, 2021
“About 6 years ago, some of our Housing Authority employees noticed that there were a lot of single moms at the properties we... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Understanding Dad, 24/7 Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

A New Sure-Fire Tool that Leads to Better Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 21, 2021
If you want a sure-fire way to create low and no-cost strategies to increase father involvement in your organization’s... Read More

Topics: Father Friendly Checkup, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Recruit & Retain Dads

Dads, Schools, Rules, and Tools

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 31, 2021
Summer is coming to a close, autumn is looming, and I’ve seen many ads for back-to-school clothing, backpacks, stationary, and... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips for Success, Father Absence Research, Any Dad/Community Based, Schools & Head/Healthy Start

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

Why Moms Are Your Greatest Asset to Increase Father Engagement

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Aug 17, 2021
Do you struggle getting an equal number of moms and dads in your parenting program? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Understanding Dad, Recruit & Retain Dads

How This Organization Uses Multiple NFI Programs in a Powerful Concoction

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 10, 2021
“The 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop is a good tool to use alongside 24/7 Dad®. I use it to ‘tease’ dads into taking the... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, Fathering in 15, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, 24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop

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

The Courage to Continue

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jul 20, 2021
Success is not final,failure is not fatal,it is the courage to continuethat counts. Winston Churchill  Failure is not fatal. ... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, 24/7 Dad Key Behaviors Workshop, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jul 13, 2021
This article is written by Wykinia Culbreth, Georgia Department of Public Health and Tiara Giddings, Morehouse School of... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Recruit & Retain Dads, Train & Facilitate

My Brother’s Keeper is a “Keeper”: Learn from this 24:7 Dad® Partner’s Path to Success

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 22, 2021
I received an email from Stephan Hicks with My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in Richmond City, VA asking for help with the pre- and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, 24/7 Dad, InsideOut Dad, Tips for Success, Any Dad/Community Based, Recruit & Retain Dads, Virtual Delivery

Try This Creative Solution for Work with Incarcerated Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 2, 2021
I never cease to be amazed at the creative solutions developed by partners of National Fatherhood Initiative®(NFI). One such... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, InsideOut Dad, State & Local Agencies, Tips for Success, Corrections & Reentry

Paving the Way for a Powerful Fatherhood Pledge

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Apr 27, 2021
I think at one time or another, every one of us has made a pledge of some kind. For people of my generation, we said the... Read More

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

How to Facilitate a Fatherhood Program in a Virtual World: Part 2

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 20, 2021
In last week’s post, I focused on what some of our partners have done to more effectively recruit and retain dads into virtual... Read More

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

How to Facilitate a Fatherhood Program in a Virtual World: Part 1

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 13, 2021
Who would’ve thought a pandemic would hit – so widespread – that it would change the delivery of so many fatherhood programs... Read More

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

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

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