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Three Free Resources to Help you Work with Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 6, 2018
  At NFI, we talk a lot about the programs and resources we have for purchase. But did you know that we actually have MORE... Read More

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

How to Elevate Your Fatherhood Program to The Next Level

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 1, 2018
  I recently had the pleasure of conducting a training institute on the evidence-based InsideOut Dad® program for 30 staff of... Read More

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

[Free Marketing Materials] The Road ‘You Medical’ Traveled to a Successful 24/7 Dad® Program

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 30, 2018
  Talk about turning nothing into something. When Brandon Gregory joined You Medical 2 years ago, they didn’t have much of a... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks

11 Tips (and a Bevy of Resources) for Work with Co-Parenting Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 23, 2018
  Whenever I’m asked to list the most important topics in work with dads, I always include “co-parenting.” Many dads struggle... Read More

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

Weird Science: Teach Dads “Self-Talk” to Become Better Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 9, 2018
  During your childhood, did anyone tell you that talking to yourself out loud was weird and might be a sign of mental... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Trouble Recruiting Dads? Create A Referral Plan

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 20, 2018
  The top challenge organizations face is recruiting dads into their community-based fatherhood programs. As I recently helped... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks, Program Recruitment & Retention, General Fatherhood Program Resources

How to Help Dads Tear Down the Screen-Time Wall

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 18, 2018
Screens here. Screens there. Screens everywhere! No matter where I am in public these days, I see children interact more with... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Use This Powerful Formula to Mentor Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 4, 2018
When you work with dads one of the most significant roles you fill is that of a mentor. Whether you work one-on-one with dads... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Program Recruitment & Retention, Tips & Tricks

10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at NFI – Part 2

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 22, 2018
Hopefully you had a chance to read last week’s blog with the first 5 of 10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks

10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at NFI – Part 1

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 15, 2018
When you partner with thousands of organizations across the nation who serve fathers and families, questions abound. While... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks

Check Out This Awesome, Simple Facilitation Tool

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 19, 2017
Are you the kind of facilitator who likes to experiment with new facilitation tools? Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

What Dads Need to Know to Reenter their Children's Lives

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 16, 2017
  We’re all working toward more involved, engaged fathers for every child. And hopefully, there are more and more dads in... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

[Video] How to Tell Whether Staff Know Your Organization’s Purpose in Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 14, 2017
Do you know your organization’s purpose in serving dads? Before you read any further, take a moment to write your answer to... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

7 Things You Can Suggest to Dads to Connect with Their Kids

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 2, 2017
It's likely that the dads you serve have many issues to address in their lives to become more stable, productive, and... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Can a Woman Facilitate a Fatherhood Program as Effectively as a Man?

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 14, 2017
I get asked this question often during my trainings. My answer is always an emphatic, “Yes!” I see many examples of successful... Read More

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

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