Conversations with Carmen... A Monthly Webinar 


Friday, August 16, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM CDT

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Marsha Poulsen
Action Pact

Carmen Bowman is  owner of Edu-Catering: Catering Education for Compliance and Culture Change turning her former role of regulator into educator.  Carmen was a Colorado state surveyor for nine years, a policy analyst with CMS Central Office where she taught the national Basic Surveyor Course and was the first certified activity professional to be a surveyor. Carmen has a Master's degree in Healthcare Systems, a Bachelor's in Social Work and German, is a Certified Eden Associate and Eden Mentor, Certified Validation Worker and Group Practitioner.

Carmen co-developed the Artifacts of Culture Change measurement tool and is the author of several Action Pact workbooks.


You too can join the conversations by asking questions of Carmen and her guests. Carmen's smart look at culture change focuses on a wide variety of topics. She brings an insider's view of regulations, and reports on little changes happening in government, in attitude, in practice. Each month she will share culture change news and updates, amusing and heartwarming stories, and interview a guest on a relevant and timely topic.

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 Community Meetings: The Way to be Proactive!

GUEST: Barry Barkan

 HOSTCarmen Bowman


Join Barry Barkan co-developer of the Live Oak Regenerative Community - a nationally recognized model for transforming institutions into loving and empowering communities. The Barkans accomplished this by gathering daily to build community, discuss matters of importance, celebrate, remember and mourn. Hear how homes use daily Community Meetings to include residents and team members in discussing grievances and making decisions regarding budget, supplies, vendors and more. Truly the way to be proactive rather than reactive.

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Carmen's webinars are usually held the second Friday of each month except December, and run about an hour.  

Registration Fee: $99 per site/per show

Fit as many as you can around your computer monitor, or project it on the wall and fill a room.

Discount for payment by August 2

STEP ONE: Payment

After completing the payment step, you'll receive a confirmation email with a link to REGISTRATION, STEP TWO. 

Your payment followed by your registration will allow you to join the live broadcast and/or view it later, at your convenience.