Victim assistance goes far beyond the physical; there is also a need to rehabilitate victims psychologically and give them the confidence and support they need to re-enter society as productive members of the community. This is not an overnight process, and the author describes the series of events that need to take place in order to make this difficult transition.
Holdridge, David; Nagels, Jo; and Wyndham, Caitlin
"The Continuum: From Immobility to Mobility to Empowerment,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 6
, Article 19.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol6/iss3/19