Human trafficking summit raises awareness
Jan 31, 2021
- The Frederick News-Post
by Mary Grace Keller
Meaghan Tarquinio, a social worker in the forensics department at Frederick Health Hospital, is one of the first people a survivor sees after coming to the hospital for help. She said encouraging a person who has experienced trauma to open up to a stranger is difficult. Their basic needs — food, shelter and safety — have to be met before they can think about anything else.