Another family brings by the "problem child" and drops them off for me to fix. She* is the oldest child of five and has been exposed to severe domestic violence, physical abuse and substance abuse. And she is responding to it as any teenager would - by acting it out.
In dysfunctional families, you often see the children adopting various roles to help the family function as a system. But these roles can cause serious problems in their future lives. Why are Family Roles important and why do we need to know about them?