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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, Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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: Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   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: Tips & Tricks, Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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

Spotlight > Men in Pueblo, Colorado Learn to Become Better Dads

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 26, 2016
You have to see how one fatherhood program in Pueblo, Colorado is helping men learn how to be better fathers.  Read this post... Read More

Topics: Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

What "Dads Matter Too" Did for Their Program Graduation That You Should Too

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 28, 2016
When dads graduate from your fatherhood program, it's a big deal. It should be treated as such. After reading how "Dads Matter... Read More

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

The Real and Raw Impact of Out of the Ashes

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 27, 2016
National Fatherhood Initiative's recently released Out of the Ashes: Where a Seed Finds Life DVD and Discussion Guide is... Read More

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

Spotlight > InsideOut Dad® Helps Inmates Become Better Dads in Jackson, Tennessee

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 7, 2016
Thankfully, we see these types of news stories about our fatherhood programs often. We get excited to see our programs help... Read More

Topics: Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

New Spanish Resource > The Importance of an Involved Father (Brochure)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 23, 2016
I'm often asked, "Do you have any resources available in Spanish?" My answer is, "Yes!" We do have many fatherhood resources... Read More

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

Creative Use of NFI's Resources for Moms Creates Powerful Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 9, 2016
Last week I wrote about how NFI's resources for moms help organizations address what dads say is the biggest barrier to being... Read More

Topics: Success Stories, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   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: Research on NFI Programs & Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

How To Celebrate Fathers > Fairfax County, VA Proclaims June as Fatherhood Awareness Month (Video)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jun 16, 2016
I recently attended a special event to celebrate fathers in Fairfax County, Virginia. Between being a dad myself, working at... Read More

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

Spotlight > The Teen Dad Experience (Odessa, Texas)

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   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: Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Learn this Powerful Approach to Effective Facilitation

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   May 17, 2016
I facilitated a 24/7 Dad® training for the Family Resource Center South Atlantic (FRCSA) last January in Raleigh, NC. When I... Read More

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

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