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What Do 584 Dads Say About 24/7 Dad® Building the Characteristics of Great Dads?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 5, 2017
For the past two weeks in this blog, I’ve shared the results of a stunning evaluation conducted by the Child and Family... Read More

Topics: Research on NFI Programs & Resources

What Do 645 Dads Say About 24/7 Dad® Reducing Risk of Child Abuse and Neglect?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 28, 2017
Last week in this blog, I provided an overview of a stunning evaluation conducted by the Child and Family Research Partnership... Read More

Topics: Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Stunning Evaluation Shows Impact of 24/7 Dad® on Reducing Chance of Child Abuse and Neglect

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 21, 2017
The Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) at the University of Texas at Austin just published a report on their... Read More

Topics: Research on NFI Programs & Resources

The 4 Main Ways NFI Measures Impact

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 7, 2017
It’s easy in life to fail to see the forest for the trees. We can get so caught in the daily aspects of life that we fail to... Read More

Topics: Research on NFI Programs & Resources

5 Things I Learned While Volunteering at a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Sep 15, 2016
I recently spent 12 weeks as a volunteer for my local 24/7 Dad® Program. After watching nine dads graduate the program, here's... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Spotlight > Newport News City Jail Teaches 107 Men How To Be Better Dads

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Jun 21, 2016
We try to spotlight fatherhood programs we find in the news. This group is doing great work at the Newport News City Jail in a... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Spotlight > The Teen Dad Experience (Odessa, Texas)

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Jun 9, 2016
One of the most common questions we get about fatherhood programming is, "Do you have anything to help teen dads?" Our answer... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Six Steps to Implementing an Evidence-Based Program

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   May 18, 2016
This post originally appeared at Child Trends blog. Governments, schools, foundations, and nonprofit organizations fund... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks

Readers' Feedback on Effective Facilitation

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 19, 2016
In several blog posts during the past several weeks, I focused on three questions we ask during training institutes on our... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

More Organizations Using 24/7 Dad® with Teen Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 24, 2016
More organizations are using National Fatherhood Initiative’s 24/7 Dad® program with teen dads.  This fact was underscored a... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Father Facts 7 Gets an Insightful Review

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Nov 11, 2015
You already know we think highly of our new resource, Father Facts 7. But, do you know how useful others in the research and... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

The Buzz Around the Father Engagement Certificate™

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 13, 2015
National Fatherhood Initiative’s® (NFI’s) new on demand Father Engagement Certificate™ (FEC) training has created quite a... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Study Lays Evidence Base for 24/7 Dad®

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 10, 2015
An ongoing study in Hawai‘i using an experimental design has found that NFI’s 24/7 Dad® program develops pro-fathering... Read More

Topics: Research on NFI Programs & Resources

NFI Partners with fodada to Ask: What’s a 24/7 Dad?

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Mar 25, 2015
For years, 24/7 Dad® Program leaders (including you amazing coordinators, facilitators, father participants and the like) have... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

For Fathers in Prison > Fatherhood Training Impacts Recidivism and Behavior [KY DoC]

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Mar 5, 2015
When dad’s in prison, his child is more likely to go to prison. Eighty-nine percent—that’s almost 9 out of 10 of Kentucky’s... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks

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