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7 Steps to Using Social Media to Enhance Program Delivery

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 22, 2017
An important (if not the most important) aspect of running a successful fatherhood program is engaging participants. Whether... Read More

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

The Two Factors that Affect How Much Dads Invest in Their Children

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 15, 2017
Dads “invest” in their children. An interesting choice of words, don’t you think? Actually, it’s not that interesting. The... Read More

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

How Family Practitioners Can Help Dads with Child Support Issues

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 10, 2017
If you have fathers in your program who have a legal obligation to make child support payments, you are not alone. In fact,... Read More

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

Improved Resource on Implementing Evidence-Based Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 8, 2017
The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) recently updated their Learning Center on implementing... Read More

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

Camp Grace Reunites Incarcerated Fathers with Their Children

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 7, 2017
We're all about connecting fathers with their children, heart to heart—and we know that it's doubly important for fathers who... Read More

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

Spotlight > Hoop for HOPES Fatherhood Program Event

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 3, 2017
Scheduling an event is a fun way to draw attention to your programs and services for dads and families. We've seen all sorts... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

How 7 Habits of a 24/7 Dad™ Works, Man2Man

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 1, 2017
The 7 Habits of a 24/7 Dad™ workshop is ideal for organizations that seek a short-length fatherhood program. And that’s... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Everything You Need to Know About 3 Popular Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 27, 2017
Have you thought about asking your boss or funder to start a fatherhood program but didn't know how to start the conversation? Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

The “Golden Moment” to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 25, 2017
How much do you know about the characteristics of first-time dads? What’s their average age? How does their age vary by race... Read More

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

Free Online Training: Co-Parenting After Divorce

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 18, 2017
We’re diligent at National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) about raising awareness about new, free resources—whether our own or... Read More

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

Two Resources 'To the Rescue' > Have Meaningful Discussions with Dads and Moms

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 13, 2017
A Fatherhood Mentor working in a Pregnancy Center called us one day in a bit of a panic. "I have a few dads coming into the... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Do These 2 Things to Help a Dad Succeed

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 11, 2017
Before you read any further, take a minute to write down up to five things a dad needs to succeed in fatherhood. Then read the... Read More

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

[Video] How NFI is Helping Kansas State Agency to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 6, 2017
State agencies that seek to improve the well-being of children and families can struggle to effectively engage dads in the... Read More

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

What’s Happening Around the U.S. to Support Father Involvement

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 27, 2017
Have you ever wondered the extent to which father involvement is supported at the federal, state, and local levels? Wonder no... Read More

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

Why You Shouldn’t Put Dads in Boxes

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 13, 2017
Have you heard the term “perennials?” No. Not the type of flower. I ask instead whether you’ve heard the recently coined term... Read More

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

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