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Catch Us Online Oct. 27 at Data Days CLE

Catch Us Online Oct. 27 at Data Days CLE

After a six-month delay, we're excited to announce we will be a part of Data Days CLE this month, thanks...
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Fatherhood and Mental Health when the World Falls Apart

Fatherhood and Mental Health when the World Falls Apart

Before I became a father, I was very unaware of my own mental health. Today, on the eve of World...
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15th Annual “Fathers Walk” Goes Virtual October 15

15th Annual “Fathers Walk” Goes Virtual October 15

Cuyahoga County will celebrate its 15th annual Fathers Walk next week Thursday, Oct. 15. This event encourages fathers and father...
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Another Fatality Rate Looms Alongside Deaths from COVID-19: Suicides

Another Fatality Rate Looms Alongside Deaths from COVID-19: Suicides

Suicide rates were already rising dramatically. Is the coronavirus pandemic making them even worse? As if the threat of contracting...
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Suicide Prevention Isn’t Easy, But It Is Definitely Possible

Suicide Prevention Isn’t Easy, But It Is Definitely Possible

Suicide is hard to talk about and hard to study. That makes suicide prevention hard, too. No story of suicidal...
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Father’s Feelings Study Can Be Done Remote Now, Too

Father’s Feelings Study Can Be Done Remote Now, Too

Spread the word! Sign up today! You now can join our Father's Feelings study remote. Find out how. Last week,...
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Our Joyful Together Study Is Open Again — This Time Virtually

Our Joyful Together Study Is Open Again — This Time Virtually

Find out how you can help! Sign up for the study! Joyful Together® is back and better than ever. Across...
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The Other Pandemic: Disgust and Fear Spread, Too

The Other Pandemic: Disgust and Fear Spread, Too

As we struggle to avoid getting infected with the coronavirus, there’s another danger we face: becoming afraid of each other. Hate...
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Fathers’ unique play style is important for their kids’ development. That’s another reason their mental health matters.

Fathers’ unique play style is important for their kids’ development. That’s another reason their mental health matters.

When my oldest son was around 2 or 3, he and I invented a “game” that involved me knocking him...
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Juneteenth: It’s a Celebration! And a Chance to Promote Anti-Racism…Even in Youth

Juneteenth: It’s a Celebration! And a Chance to Promote Anti-Racism…Even in Youth

Happy Juneteenth! Juneteenth, or “Freedom Day”, marks the arrival of Union troops in Galveston Bay, Texas to give the last...
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The Institute of Family and Community Impact (IFCI)

IFCI, an initiative connected to OhioGuidestone, believes that by enhancing relationships for children and families, we build stronger and more resilient communities and futures.


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 here.


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!


What We Do

Contact

Contact us at IFCI@ohioguidestone.org.

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

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