“A growing body of evidence indicates that the way survivors of many types of trauma are received—in the immediate aftermath of an overwhelming event, or in the course of recovery—can have tremendous impact on their resilience and healing. This means that even if we are unable to stop the evil of sexual assault from happening in every case, we can mitigate its effects.”
Lynne Marie Wanamaker, anti-violence educator and personal trainer.
For the full blog post, go to Lynne Marie Wanamaker. 2015. “First Response: Showing Compassion and Care to Assault Victims.” MsFit Winter #7