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About -

Who is Cat Selman?

Educator. Motivator. Communicator. Consultant. Author. Catherine R. "Cat" Selman uses her dynamic personality and compelling presence to spread the message of continued education motivation for any given professional field. As a seasoned lecturer, Cat has more than 30 years of experience in management, social work, activities/recreation, education and consultation.


Her presentations can be:

·       Motivational and Inspiring Keynotes

·       Discipline-specific, detailing regulatory/compliance criteria, as well as care planning and documentation requirements

·       Generic - appropriate for all settings

·       Designed for health care professionals


As a speaker in all fifty states, Cat is in demand and on topic. Her sessions can be from one hour to six hours. Whether short or long, it doesn't matter - the audience is transfixed! Their attention comes not only from the impact of Cat's message but also from her qualification to deliver it. Her career history includes:

·       President/Co-Founder, The Cat Selman Company/The Healthcare Communicators, Inc.

·       Co-Founding Director, Quality of Life Alliance

·       Division Marketing Manager, National Heritage, Inc.

·       Corporate Activities and Social Work Consultant, National Heritage, Inc.

·       Director of Social Services and Activities, Floadrian Manor


Who is The Cat Selman Company?

In 1988, Catherine R. Selman and Donna M. McLemore founded The Healthcare Communicators, Inc. In 2018, for better branding, it was decided to change the company name to The Cat Selman Company. The company was originally designed to be straightforward in concept and philosophy, to provide quality education and training to professionals in aging services who share the responsibility of caring for elders. Cat and Donna have a combined 65 years of education, experience and knowledge to this mission.


Since our founding in 1988, we have built and maintained a reputation for delivering professional excellence in education and motivational speaking. Our goal has been to directly impact healthcare professionals with skills and techniques that can be used daily. As the industry has experienced significant change, we also have adapted and grown to reflect those changes. In addition to providing discipline-specific education, we now provide presentations on motivation, team building and management techniques. Here at The Cat Selman Company, we believe that learning should be fun, the information/material should be “doable,” and individuals should be able to remember what they are taught! Thanks to the sponsorship and support of The Cat Selman Company, we have been able to successfully exceed those expectations.


Today, we are just as committed to our philosophy and mission as we were in 1988. In fact, our passion and dedication are even stronger! We invite you to experience our educational training on a different level. Watch and participate in our continued progress as we expand our delivery of educational and motivational opportunities via the internet.


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Policies -

Policies Regarding Webinar/Video Enrollment



For webinars/online videos, "user" is defined as one computer and one phone line per registration.


Maintenance of records:

  • Retention of records: All seminar/workshop records are maintained on hard drive in our computer system, as well as hard copy in filing cabinets. Records are maintained for a period of seven (7) years.
  • Confidentiality: All records are kept confidential within our office. No one, with the exception of the staff of The Cat Selman Company, has access to the records.
  • Filing, storage and easy retrieval of records by authorized individuals: Essential information can be retrieved in a very timely manner. Curriculum and participant records are maintained in our computer system, as well as hard copy in the filing system.


Seminars/Workshops: Distribution of Continuing Education Certificates

Seminar/workshop participants will be deemed as having successfully completed an educational offering by attending the full number of hours of training. Certificates are awarded at the close of the seminar or virtual session Attendance is monitored throughout the day(s)/session(s) at various times to insure participants' presence. Attendees are required to sign-in for both morning and afternoon participation. Attendees are not allowed to sign-in for anyone other than themselves. Attendees who do not attend the entire session will be awarded credit only for the amount of time that they were present, if allowed by CE accrediting agency. Individuals substituting for a paid registrant will receive a certificate of attendance via the US Postal service within two weeks after session date.


Virtual Presentations

Participants will be deemed as having successfully completed an educational offering by attending the full session/presentation. Participants are required to have video capability, as attendance will be continuously monitored throughout the virtual presentation to confirm attendance. Individuals not having video capability will be required to take a test, and pass with an 80% accuracy rate. CE Certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of the training and/or test, as well as submission of session evaluation.


Distribution of Continuing Education Certificates

For Non-CE Webinars/Videos/Online Training: 

A facility participant sign-in sheet (to be maintained in facility personnel files) will be forwarded to the designated facility contact person prior to event. Each user will receive a printable certificate of attendance form after the webinar/video.


For CE Webinars/Videos/Online Training: 

Attendees seeking recognized/approved CE's will have access to a printable certificate after the event. An extra charge will apply for any approved CE Credit, as well as successful pass/completion of a short test. Each user will receive an email after the webinar/video with specific instructions as to this process.


Educational Approval:

All seminars/workshops are submitted for continuing education approval and credit through the following agencies and/or organizations:

  • National Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (NAB)
  • Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.)
  • National Certification Council for Activity Professionals
  • NASW, Provider ID#886421320


Evaluation Tool:

Each participant is given an evaluation in his/her registration packet. At the end of the session, participants are asked to complete his/her evaluation before leaving and receiving their certificate of attendance. Evaluations are utilized for topic/speaker effectiveness, relevance, attainment of learner objectives and the determination of future topics.


Refunds and Cancellations for Webinar:

Cancellations must be received by fax or email PRIOR to the distribution of presentation handout materials. NO refunds for failure to log-in at the time of the event.


Conflicts of interest:

The Cat Selman Company is fully privatized and does not have any financial relationships with any agencies/organizations/companies that would influence either the content or provision of this educational offering.


The Cat Selman Company does not discriminate by reason of gender, age, race, ethnic background, sexual orientation, physical abilities or other characteristics.


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