If you aren't careful, you can be co-opted by the system and/or perceived to have compromised yourself and your mission by people on the outside.
What far too many kids know and experience on a daily basis but we deny is that far too many adults are ill-equipped to respond effectively and often only cause the child to give up on adults entirely.
Healthy Living
What happens if you have a tradition that by its very nature makes people in your community feel alienated?