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2020 Spotlight on Prevention Summit & Training

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Bismarck, Carrington, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Lisbon, Oakes, Valley City, Williston, and Beyond ND
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CHI’s ND Violence Prevention Program is committed to creating communities free from intimate partner violence.

Learn about intimate partner violence and adolescent relationship abuse. Explore impacts and interventions in the time of COVID-19.

Free Virtual Event

Connecting Bismarck, Carrington, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Lisbon, Oakes, Valley City, Williston, and Beyond


Independent Study - Complete on your own before live events:

  • 30 min. Introduction to domestic violence (DV)
  • 30 min. Introduction to adolescent relationship abuse (ARA)
  • 60 min. Addressing Domestic Violence During COVID Part 1: Virtual CUES

August 25, 2020:

  • 1 - 4:30 pm Addressing Domestic Violence During COVID Part 2
  • 4:30 - 5 pm Q & A on introduction to DV & ARA

 FREE Continuing Education

  • Pending: Counselors, DV/SA Advocates, Peace Officers, Nurses & Social Workers

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Speakers Sponsored From:




Surabhi Kukké is the Senior Health Programs Advisor at Futures Without Violence. In this position she manages national initiatives to improve the public health response to domestic and sexual violence at the state level; provides technical assistance to state sites on implementation, community engagement and evaluation; and develops new resources for health care providers and advocates. She is skilled in capacity building, operations research, policy analysis, and management. Surabhi holds a SM from Harvard University and a BA from Rutgers University Global Health Imperative.

Virginia Duplessis is the Program Director of Public Health Partnerships at Futures Without Violence. With 15+ years of experience in violence prevention and response, women’s health and adolescent health Virginia has a proven record of program development and oversight, materials development, training, policy advocacy, systems change and cross-sector partnership building in diverse settings. She is dedicated to addressing social determinants of health to promote health equity. Virginia holds a Master of Social Welfare from UC Berkeley and a BA from Stanford University.

Kate Vander Tuig is the Health Program Manager at Futures Without Violence. Working as an advocate and community educator for over a decade, Kate believes that strong and connected communities hold the answers to healing from and preventing violence. She is interested in community-based policies and programs that support survivors and the connection of health and relationships throughout the lifespan. She holds a MPH from John Hopkins University and a BA from the University of Michigan.

For more information call 701.530.4973 or email
Programming is supported by CHI’s Mission and Ministry Fund