Treatment Criteria for High Conflict Separating Families


Webinar Presenters

Steve Rauh, MSW, RSW

Executive Director

Manitoba Centre for Families in Transition

Steve received his Master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of California. Steve began his clinical work with families in transition in 1998. He co-initiated and served as coordinator of Giving Children Hope program for high conflict separating families from 1998 to 2004.

In addition to maintainingg his private practice, and his role as Executive Director at the Manitoba Centre for Families in Transition, he also developed and taught a graduate program course for the University of Winnipeg Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy program on separated families.



This webinar, presented by the Manitoba Centre for Families in Transition  will cover the following areas and allow time for Q&A with the audience:

  • Brief overview  of the continuum of divorce from low to high conflict
  • Presentation of the divorce impasse model
  • Children's four core concerns
  • Group family treatment model vs individual family treatment model
  • The cost of divorce to families and social costs
  • Resources for clinicians 
  • Brief overview of C-78 from a mental health perspective

The Manitoba Centre for Families in Transition is a non-profit counseling agency serving separated families whose children are at risk of developing serious mental health challenges.