Sean Coleman

  • We are leaving fathers out of this important discussion

    We are leaving fathers out of this important discussion

    This article is written by Jessica Seinfeld and originally appeared at CNN.com. The article is republished here with permission from the author. The recently-expanded child tax credit...

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  • How to Facilitate a Fatherhood Program in a Virtual World: Part 2

    How to Facilitate a Fatherhood Program in a Virtual World: Part 2

    In last week’s post, I focused on what some of our partners have done to more effectively recruit and retain dads into virtual programs. Today, I’ll focus on virtual facilitation...

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  • How to Help Dads with Depression

    How to Help Dads with Depression

    Do you work with dads who have experienced depression? If so, some exciting research has emerged on how the development of self-efficacy around being a good father can mitigate the...

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  • Paving the Way for Fathers to Understand Their Prerogative

    Paving the Way for Fathers to Understand Their Prerogative

    Last month I wrote a post called “Paving the Way for Fathers to Find Their Purpose”  where I shared how fathers and mothers often view their roles or purpose so differently. Mom sees...

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  • [Free Webinar] Poverty Interrupted: Behavioral Science Principles for Practitioners

    [Free Webinar] Poverty Interrupted: Behavioral Science Principles for Practitioners

    Wednesday, March 24, 20211:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT, via video conference Title: "Poverty Interrupted: Behavioral Science Principles for Practitioners"This workshop will introduce...

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  • Inmates learning to be better dads, find a reason to stay out of jail

    Inmates learning to be better dads, find a reason to stay out of jail

    This article is written by Erik Von Ancken and originally appeared at CLICK ORLANDO. The article is republished here with permission from the author. This post is a followup to two...

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  • How Fatherhood Programs Can Get into the 2Gen Game

    How Fatherhood Programs Can Get into the 2Gen Game

      One the most recent and fastest-growing efforts to strengthen families are two-generation (2Gen) programs and initiatives. 2Gen efforts have attracted a lot of attention and...

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  • After jail: DeAndre McCall's fatherhood awakening

    After jail: DeAndre McCall's fatherhood awakening

    This article is written by Brian McMillian and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished here with permission from the author. This post is a followup...

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  • Paving the Way for Fathers to Find Their Purpose

    Paving the Way for Fathers to Find Their Purpose

    In 2002, you may remember the wildly popular, best-selling book by Rick Warren, “The Purpose Driven Life.” Although a faith-based book, it sold millions of copies to both faith and...

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  • Why You Should Use Understanding Dad™ to Improve Coparenting

    Why You Should Use Understanding Dad™ to Improve Coparenting

    Improving coparenting is one of the primary concerns of staff who serve fathers, mothers, and families. That’s why two recently-published peer-reviewed papers of an evaluation of...

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  • 13 Lessons and Takeaways to Engage Your Stepdads

    13 Lessons and Takeaways to Engage Your Stepdads

    If I had a time machine, I would travel back to May 3, 2018, the day before I became a stepdad to four wonderful girls. As this time traveler, I would remember every experience – good...

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  • Wyoming Pregnancy Help Center Sees Stronger Father Involvement Thanks to Technology

    Wyoming Pregnancy Help Center Sees Stronger Father Involvement Thanks to Technology

      This article is written by Gayle Irwin and originally appeared at the Pregnancy Help News website. The article is republished here with permission. For one Wyoming pregnancy center,...

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  • Stunning: The Status of Father Absence Ahead of the Release of 2020 Census Data

    Stunning: The Status of Father Absence Ahead of the Release of 2020 Census Data

    As we eagerly await the release of data from the 2020 Census and what it will tell us about our nation’s progress in addressing father absence, I want to update you on the most recent,...

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  • Why NFI’s New Fatherhood Workshop is a Hit

    Why NFI’s New Fatherhood Workshop is a Hit

    I want to share some good news about our new 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop, the most recent addition to our lineup of father-involvement resources. But before I do, here’s a...

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  • Free Resource: How Dads (and Moms!) Can Earn Their Degree and Get Hired After Incarceration

    Free Resource: How Dads (and Moms!) Can Earn Their Degree and Get Hired After Incarceration

      I was recently contacted by Study.com about a free guide they produced to help formerly incarcerated adults overcome obstacles and provide resources to help them seek education or...

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  • How to Connect Dads of Special Needs Children to Network of Health Information Centers

    How to Connect Dads of Special Needs Children to Network of Health Information Centers

    Do you serve dads of children with special needs? If so, you might have encountered difficulty finding resources that can help you serve them effectively. To raise awareness about how...

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  • Facilitating Self-Awareness in Dads—and in Ourselves as Facilitators

    Facilitating Self-Awareness in Dads—and in Ourselves as Facilitators

    In our last Father Factor blog post by my colleague Erik Vecere, he highlighted several videos that represent the 5 characteristics or traits of a 24/7 Dad®. They are: Self-Awareness...

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  • FCSO unveils InsideOut Dad® program to help Inmates become better fathers

    FCSO unveils InsideOut Dad® program to help Inmates become better fathers

    This article is written by Shannon Martin and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished here with permission from the author. The 12-week program,...

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  • Life-Changing Videos to Help in Your Work with Dads

    Life-Changing Videos to Help in Your Work with Dads

    Have you ever wondered which traits describes a great dad? Would they involve nurturing, providing, and guiding? While those are great traits to have, there are five traits (or...

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  • How the Five Protective Factors Can Help Families During the Pandemic

    How the Five Protective Factors Can Help Families During the Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has required family-serving organizations to employ all the tools they can to help families get through challenging times. One of the best tools for helping...

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