Parenting is not usually the primary problem for families. If there is mental health, domestic violence, trauma, addiction, poverty, service overload etc., those problems will prohibit parents from being able to focus on, believe in and follow through with parenting ideas. Read the article (PDF)
Bibliography: A.L. Neri, LMSW., T. Switzer, BSW., M. Richel, BSW. 2007. Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY.