Bundle: 24:7 Dad® A.M. with Understanding Domestic Violence™ Booster Session

Product includes:
  • (1) 24:7 Dad® A.M. Facilitator's Manual with Program Guide
  • (10) 24:7 Dad® A.M. Fathering Handbooks
  • (1) Quick Reference Cards
  • (1) USB Flash Drive w/ Supporting Materials
  • 1 of 1 Booster Session: Understanding Domestic Violence
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An evidence-based fatherhood program paired with a domestic violence prevention component.

24:7 Dad® is an evidence-based fatherhood program used by hundreds of organizations nationwide to improve the knowledge, behavior, and skills of dads of all races, religions, and demographics. The program is built on the basis that fathers can be nurturers, and for men, nurturing is a learned skill.

Program Length

12 core sessions + 3, 1 hour booster sessions

Program Delivery Options

  • Delivered in a group setting by a facilitator(s)
  • Delivered one-on-one or in a home-based setting(s)
  • Click here to learn how you can customize 24:7 Dad® to your setting.


  • Program Guide in Facilitator's Manual provides background, philosophy, and all necessary facilitator information to run the program successfully.
  • Public webinar training is available, view the schedule here.
  • Custom webinar training and in-person training at your location are also available. Learn more here.

This bundle includes the Understanding Domestic Violence™ Booster Session as part of a comprehensive approach to addressing domestic violence with the dads you serve. You can use it as a follow-up session after dads complete 24:7 Dad® AM., or you can integrate it between Session 10 (Working with Mom and Co-Parenting) and Session 11 (Dads and Work).

Topics Covered in 24:7 Dad® A.M.

  • Discipline: Morals and Values; Rewards and Punishment
  • What it Means to Be a Man: Today's Man; Body Image
  • Children's Growth: Goals and Self-Worth; Nature or Nurture?
  • Showing & Handling Feelings: Holding Feelings Inside; Grief and Loss
  • Get Involved: Ways to be involved; Helping children do well in school
  • Men's Health: Stress and Anger; Physical Health
  • Working with Mom & Co-Parenting: Parenting Differences; Walking a Mile in Her Shoes; I'm Okay, She's Okay
  • Communication: Ways to Communicate; Talking with Children
  • Dads and Work: Work and family; Balancing work and family
  • The Father's Role: The Ideal Father; What kind of father am I?; Benefits of Marriage
  • My 24:7 Dad® Checklist: Skills I Learned; Assessing My Fatherhood Skills (Optional); Celebrate (Optional)

Topics Covered in Understanding Domestic Violence™ Booster Session

Healthy, nurturing, and loving fathers play a significant role in reducing the risk of domestic violence. Fathers who participate in this booster session will learn how to define domestic violence, about its cyclical nature, and red flags that indicate when there is a risk for domestic violence and when its present. As a consequence, it can help them to reduce the risk for domestic violence in their own lives and in the lives of others (e.g. family members).

  • Definitions of domestic violence and its prevalence in society
  • The family impact of domestic violence and its effects on children
  • The cyclical nature of domestic violence
  • How to recognize the early warning signs of domestic violence
  • How to foster non-violence in the home

We know it's very helpful to view a sample of a curriculum before purchasing to get a feel for the content, topics, layout, logic, and more.

Click this link to Access the 24:7 Dad® A.M. Sample file
Click this link to Access the Understanding Domestic Violence™ Booster Sample file

Here's what you will find in the free
24:7 Dad® sample file:

  • Curriculum Table of Contents
  • Logic Model
  • Facilitator's Manual Session 1
  • Fathering Handbook Session 1

24:7 Dad® was found to be an evidence-based program by The University of Hawaii.

Click here to download the University of Hawaii Study.

The Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) at the University of Texas at Austin found that the program leads to highly significant increases in four of the five protective factors shown to reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect.

You can also visit our 24:7 Dad® evaluations page to view more studies and evaluations.

We have a few free resources that can help you run the 24:7 Dad® program with fidelity and in a shorter timeframe. Click the links below to access each resource.

free guide

How to Deliver 24:7 Dad® in Four Weeks

Download here
free guide

Implementing 24:7 Dad® with Fidelity

Download here
free checklist

24:7 Dad® A.M. and P.M. Fidelity Checklist

Download here
free guide

How to Run 24:7 Dad® with Teen Dads

Download here

Inspiring and Informational 24:7 Dad® Videos

Dads on the Traits of Being a 24:7 Dad

In this series, dads who have completed the 24:7 Dad® program discuss how the 5 traits of a 24/7 Dad play out in their role as a father.

Day 2 Day Dads Fatherhood Program

In this video, see how Family Resource Center South Atlantic uses 24:7 Dad® and other services to foster healthy relationships and strengthen child-family engagement.

Housing Opportunities Commission, Montgomery County, MD

In this video, a fatherhood program participant shares how the program has impacted his family. For another great testimonial, click here.

Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission's P.O.P.S. Program (Fresno, CA)

See how Fresno EOC is training dads through employment and their fatherhood program to be better dads and community leaders.