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[Video] Roland Warren Receives NFI's 2017 Fatherhood Award

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 21, 2017
In a presentation very fitting for the man who pioneered the award, Andy Schoka, former NFI Board Chairman (pictured right),... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

How Another Home-Visiting Program Benefits from the Flexibility of 24/7 Dad®

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 31, 2017
Home-visiting programs continue to reap the benefits of the evidence-based 24/7 Dad® program’s flexibility. I recently had the... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

The One Resource Grayson County Detention Center Uses to Open Dads' Hearts and Minds to Group-Based Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 10, 2017
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I regularly interview staff and volunteers in organizations that use... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

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

[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

When Men and Fathers Commit to Help a Fatherless Boy

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Jun 22, 2017
This blog reposted from Patheos.com with permission from Roland Warren. On the night of February 12, 2012, I received a call... Read More

Topics: Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Friendly Fire: Fathers and Sons Find Kinship and Opportunity in Paintball

Old, green woodshop goggles stuck to Todd Sloan’s face as he ran across a paintball field in the California heat. In 1983, he... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

How to Build Trust and Rapport with Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 6, 2017
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Antione Harvis of Dad’s League, a fatherhood program in Opelika, Alabama. Dad’s... Read More

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

Eva Grace and the Most Gut-Wrenching Fatherhood Story Ever

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 16, 2017
(Mitzi Aylor/Aylor Photography) Stories. When you work with dads in fatherhood programs, you try to imbue them with the... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

‘Inside Out Dad’ Teaches Incarcerated Dads to be Better Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 8, 2017
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Every Tuesday inside Purgatory Correctional Facility a special class titled “InsideOut Dad®” takes place.... Read More

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

Spotlight > Williamsburg, VA CDR Empowers Dads with NFI Resources

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 2, 2017
Pictured: Donovan Bridgeforth, CDR's newest Fatherhood Consultant with the diaper bag CDR distributes to new dads in the... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > New Hampton Jail Uses InsideOut Dad® Program, Prepares Fathers for Release

Posted by Ryan Sanders   |   Jan 12, 2017
We try to spotlight fatherhood programs in the news when we can. We do this for many reasons, but one is to encourage you. We... Read More

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

(Another) Powerful Video for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 13, 2016
Last week in this blog I shared a powerful video for you to consider integrating into your fatherhood program.  I... Read More

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

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