As a practitioner you are operating programs that help strengthen fathers and families. From dealing with the challenges faced by families to the challenges of implementing a successful and sustainable program, this section of fatherhood.gov is especially for you.
Successful programs build from the history, research, and promising practices of the initiatives that have come before them. They also pay attention to the specific needs of their communities, addressing the specific concerns of their neighborhoods and the fathers and families coming through their doors. Strong and stable programs support strong and stable families.
Practitioners can contact the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse directly to ask questions, suggest resources, and share innovations by emailing Help@FatherhoodGov.Info.
A 35-minute activity divides participants into pairs. A “speaker” discusses a problem with a “listener” who secretly was instructed to listen poorly. Group members then assess aspects of poor and good listening, and practice using effective…
Responsible Fatherhood Toolkit
Discover resources and promising practices used by fatherhood programs nationwide.
Learn how program activities can help motivate fathers and help them overcome barriers.