The Fatherhood Project
The Fatherhood Project is a non-profit fatherhood program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by empowering fathers to be active, informed and emotionally engaged with their children and families.
The Fatherhood Project is developing the evidence-based program, Becoming a Dad, for fathers at the Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in collaboration with Hiyam Nadel, the Head Nurse, and her staff.Learn More Now
The Fatherhood Project’s workshop was awesome! TFP was able to cater to professionals from all levels of government and community partners including fathers. The attendees were able to leave with a deeper understanding of why fathers matter in young children’s lives.
Early Childhood Program Coordinator MA Dept. of Children and Families
On June 16 at 8 p.m. EST, The Family Dinner Project will be hosting a Twitter chat devoted to the topic of Dads at the Dinner Table, along with The Fatherhood Project and Stay at Stove Dad. We’ll be talking about the impact dads can have at the family dinner table.
Practically, the Relationship Checkup is a series of questions designed and sequenced to initiate and encourage ongoing dialogue between dads and their children. It’s a structured way to have a heart-to-heart talk about two central themes: your everyday lives and your relationship with each other.
The first time I ever taught incarcerated dads with our Fathering from the Inside curriculum, I was talking to them about the skills they need in order to be good fathers. I told them that although setting limits and being an authoritative parent is important, it is also important to look at the world from …