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We’re Hiring- Join the Team!

We’re Hiring- Join the Team!

Looking to merge community mental health, research, health equity, and advocacy? Great! We're looking to hire research assistants to join...
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Learn How to Help New Dads Thrive During May 6 Webinar

Learn How to Help New Dads Thrive During May 6 Webinar

Looking to learn how to engage fathers in child and family matters, link them to services, and provide father-specific support?...
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How Paid Paternal Leave Could Help Dads, Moms, and Kids Thrive

How Paid Paternal Leave Could Help Dads, Moms, and Kids Thrive

Could paid paternal leave for new fathers enhance whole family health? Last week in the New York Times, family researchers...
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Joyful Together® Highlights: A Year of Living Joyfully

Joyful Together® Highlights: A Year of Living Joyfully

During the past year, Joyful Together® has grown and thrived. This model developed by OhioGuidestone’s Institute of Family & Community...
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OhioGuidestone’s Lamparyk Publishes Paper on Importance of Interprofessional Skills in Community Mental Health Services

OhioGuidestone’s Lamparyk Publishes Paper on Importance of Interprofessional Skills in Community Mental Health Services

Dr. Katherine Lamparyk, OhioGuidestone’s Director of Clinical Training and Development and a Clinical Fellow at the Institute of Family &...
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New White Paper: The Power of Multicultural Learning for Behavioral Health Professionals

New White Paper: The Power of Multicultural Learning for Behavioral Health Professionals

Cultural humility — whether seen as the foundation of cultural competence or the garden in which cross-cultural relationships grow —...
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New White Paper: Substance Use Disorder and Telehealth Treatment After COVID-19

New White Paper: Substance Use Disorder and Telehealth Treatment After COVID-19

Substance use disorder and mental health treatment via telehealth has abruptly become a necessary means of health care delivery during...
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New White Paper: The Danger of Misusing Prevention Data

New White Paper: The Danger of Misusing Prevention Data

Behavioral health screenings, such as for adverse childhood experiences, are important data for identifying individuals and communities at risk of...
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FREE Basketball Skills Mini-Camp May 22 for Dads and Kids

FREE Basketball Skills Mini-Camp May 22 for Dads and Kids

Attention, Cleveland-area dads and kids: Wanna improve your hoop skills? Then come sign up for the Cavalittles FREE Basketball Skills...
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Joyful Together Video Game!

Joyful Together Video Game!

What do I do? Take a look at the list of quick, easy-to-do Joyful Together® games. Pick your favorite one and...
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The Institute of Family & Community Impact

The Institute of Family & Community Impact, an initiative of OhioGuidestone, believes that by enhancing relationships for children and families, we build stronger and more resilient communities and futures.


Professional Development Opportunities for Father-Serving Practitioners: Helping New Dads Thrive

We’re leading ongoing professional development opportunities for a wide range of practitioners who work with fathers during the perinatal period — from the time they are expecting a baby until the child’s first birthday.

To learn more about these opportunities, please visit the Father’s Feelings professional development page or contact us by emailing ifci@ohioguidestone.org or calling 440-260-8865.


Telehealth Tools for Therapy and Behavioral Health Services

We’ve developed new telehealth tools to assist clinicians and other mental health specialists providing remote services during the COVID-19 crisis. These include a free phone tool for behavioral health providers and manuals of CBT interventions for therapists, which are on sale and available for direct download now!

You can purchase the manuals in our online shop.


Joyful Together

Joyful Together®

Joyful Together® is a play-based model that we’ve developed to help strengthen relationships between children and their caregivers.

Joy at Home: Activities for Families

With social distancing the norm and schools shut down due to COVID-19, we wanted to provide caretakers with simple, fun, everyday activities. These Joyful Together® activities infuse joy into everyday interactions between caretakers and children. We also wanted to highlight some Joyful activities specifically for dads. So we’re celebrating #JoyAtHomeWithDad Week and asking dads to share their joy!

Like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see all the Joyful activities as we share them!


Father’s Feelings Study

This study gives dads with children 12 months old or younger an opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings about their babies and their lives as parents.

Currently, all our studies are being conducted virtually. We do this through videoconferencing for each study visit and online forms available through our Research Portal.


Internship Opportunity!

We’re looking for Institute Scholar Assistants. Come join us today!


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Contact

Contact us at IFCI@ohioguidestone.org.

To learn more about OhioGuidestone, visit www.ohioguidestone.org.

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