This is a reflective yet practical guide to engaging fathers in their child's development in the early years. Drawing on the expertise of a range of professionals, this practical guide will help Early Years practitioners to actively engage fathers in their child's wellbeing. Engaging Fathers in the Early Years provides practitioners with: strategies for recruiting, engaging and retaining fathers; evaluation techniques to develop work with fathers over time; up-to-date evidence on father involvement; and, current policy frameworks and their impact on practice. Each chapter begins with a concise overview of issues to be discussed, and case studies illustrate how strategies for engagement can be implemented in practice. Key issues for reflection and discussion are highlighted and each chapter contains a brief summary of major points to be considered.