PDA Event: All About Compassion Fatigue

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Learn what compassion fatigue is and how it negatively affects professions, like librarians, due to prolonged exposure to other people’s problems and trauma.  Understand your risk, the symptoms, and how to improve your health and quality of life by joining Jessica Daly as she shares important information and resources. 

  • Lack of coverage/overworked
  • Feeling burned out
  • Lack of motivation
  • Relationship issues
  • Coping strategies


Jessica Daly currently serves as Head of Collections and Electronic Resources and Head of Library Outreach and Marketing for the R.A. Williams Library for AdventHealth University in Orlando, Florida.  As a faculty librarian, she holds the ranking of Assistant Professor.  Jessica serves as a health literacy advocate connecting the importance of patient and caregiver health literacy to over-all health outcomes and quality of life through educational presentations for those within her community and beyond.  

She received a Bachelor of Science in Education as well as a Master of Library Science from East Carolina University.  Jessica is a published author, columnist, and public speaker.  

Jessica was named “Hospital Librarian of the Year for 2020” by the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library of Medicine and was awarded “Exemplary Instructional Programs or Services” in 2022 by the Florida Library Association. 

Jessica has been married to her best friend, Brian, for 23 years and is the proud mother of Taylor, her 19-year-old daughter who attends Seminole State College.  She has two dogs, Bella, a Shih Tzu mix, and Scout, a Golden Retriever.

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Sponsored by SEFLIN