Socialization the process by which parents and others ensure that a child"s standards of behaviour, attitudes, skills, and motives conform closely to those deemed appropriate to her role in society. Socialization of gender begins at birth blue wrap boys and pink wrap girls. The family system is processes of mutual shaping that is parents influence and direct their children but their children also influence them and play an active role in their own socialization. Families do not function in isolation; they are influenced by the larger physical, cultural, social and historical setting and events around them. Families are not static they change over time, members of the family are constantly changing. The family s viewed as an interdependent system that functions as a whole has 2 principle origins 1. To change the beh of a troubled child, one usually must change the family system as well and 2.