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24/7 Dad® Magnet available! Makes a great gift for participants of the 24/7 Dad™ Program.
24/7 Dad® is the most comprehensive fatherhood program available with innovative tools, strategies, and exercises for fathers of all races, religions, cultures, and backgrounds! Developed by fathering and parenting experts, it focuses on the characteristics men need to be good fathers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Second Edition Updates.
24/7 Dad® A.M. includes 12 two-hour sessions that can be implemented in a group setting, or in a one-on-one home-based program.
The Complete Program Kit Includes:
24/7 Dad® focuses on key fathering characteristics – like masculinity, discipline, and work-family balance - and helps men evaluate their parenting skills. Topics Include:
What People Are Saying:
Over 500 organizations from all fifty states are using 24/7 Dad™ to educate and equip fathers! Parenting and family enrichment programs, Head Starts, community action agencies, educational opportunity centers, workforce development initiatives, and more are connecting fathers and children with 24/7 Dad™. Check out their success stories below.
Plus, independent evaluations show that 24/7 Dad™ successfully increases fathers' skill levels, as well as knowledge and confidence. View the research.
What facilitators are saying:
"We have been shifting our programs towards the 24/7 Dad™ curricula. We have found that we are better able to measure outcomes in a much shorter period of time than with other programs we have used in the past." State Fatherhood Coordinator New Mexico GRADS (Socorro, NM)
"We like the 24/7 Dad™ program because it's so visual and user-friendly…It's also easily adaptable to fit the many programmatic contexts we face at the various sites where we do our work." Robert L. Jamison, President Family Guidance, Inc. (Sewickley, PA)
"We were thrilled to be trained in the 24/7 Dad™ program last year. It became immediately apparent that such a resource would fill a gaping hole for our service members… We are proud to be the first Navy base to implement your vision." Justin Thomas, Facilitator Naval Air Station Lemoore (Lemoore, CA)
What dads are saying:
"I've learned more from these classes than I learned in 33 years of living about being a man, owning up to responsibilities, and just being a dad. Being a dad is a wonderful thing when you really know what being a dad is all about. The 24/7 Dad™ program can teach you what being a dad is really all about." William, Father of 3 Baldwin County Fatherhood Initiative (Bay Minette, AL)
"Since completing the class, I can honestly say that I'm communicating better with my ex-wife and others in my family and they can also say that they can see an improvement. With that being said, I would like to say THANK YOU!" Father Family Life Council (Greensboro, NC)
"The thing that I learned since I've been in the 24/7 Dad™ program is self worth, self-esteem, and self-concept. This is a new concept to me. I am thankful for everything and I really learned a lot…Those who don't know should know about the 24/7 Dad™ program. I know for myself, it will give you a new outlook on yourself, and [help you] become a real dad." Father of 8 Baldwin County Fatherhood Initiative (Bay Minnette, AL)
24/7 DAD™ Second Edition FAQ
What is different in the second edition? The second edition includes key updates based on facilitator feedback: expanded facilitator tools and notes; simplified, real-time evaluation resources; expanded, relevant content and topics for non-residential fathers; a streamlined Facilitator's Manual; and more!
Why should I use 24/7 Dad™ Second Edition? The second edition of 24/7 Dad™ is easier to facilitate than ever before and can be used with an even broader audience of fathers - making it customizable for your program's needs. Plus, the updated content and engaging activities make 24/7 Dad™ more relevant than ever for the fathers in your community.
Do I need to be trained to facilitate the program? It is not required, but we highly recommend it. Our expert trainers will guide you through the curriculum and provide best practices not only for facilitation, but also for marketing and evaluation your program. Learn more about our training options here.
What other resources do I need to be successful? The 24/7 Dad™ curriculum kit includes everything you need to successfully facilitate this program. However, we provide a wide range of resources to augment you efforts, including brochures, posters, and other high-quality curricula, as well as customized technical assistance.
How much does 24/7 Dad™ cost to sustain? 24/7 Dad™ is an excellent value and is very sustainable. The full curriculum kit costs $549. After your initial purchase, you will only need to reorder handbooks - which are only $7.95 each - to include more than 10 fathers in the program, or for a new group.
Can I still purchase the first edition? After August 31, 2010, you will no longer be able to purchase the 24/7 Dad™ First Edition kit, but handbooks, evaluation tools, and marketing resources will be available until June 2011. For more information on upgrading to the second edition, contact our staff.
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