This definitive resource provides a comprehensive range of activities and materials enabling you to equip your staff with the knowledge, confidence and skills they need to collaborate effectively with parents as part of their early years practice. Packed with practical, reflective and team-based activities and templates, How to Develop Partnerships with Parents offers evidence-based information on working successfully with parents, and provides a range of materials to meet the specific training and development needs of your staff. Chapters emphasize the benefits of working closely with families, and acknowledge the particular needs of parents with children at various stages of development, and with SEND. Information and activities are presented in a unique, accessible format, meaning you can quickly access the materials most relevant for your staff and setting, to provide effective training and ensure that staff members can build outstanding working relationships with parents, collaborating with families to the benefit of the child. With downloadable resources, activities and opportunities for reflection throughout, this will be essential reading for Early Years managers, students and practitioners, trainers and co-ordinators.