This presentation will include informative, innovative, and data driven principles that will assist participants in overcoming the common occurrences that prevent father engagement. By a combination of lecture, Q & A, and interactive role play (crowd participation). InvolvedDad staff will equip professionals to engage fathers, maintain their interest, and become a positive and effective contributor to the overall structure and health of the family unit. Content will include culturally relevant statistics and norms regarding race, socioeconomic status, religion and creed etc. that have direct influence in increasing the probability of father engagement.