Watch Bento Leal present on the topic “Empathic Awareness: An Essential Foundation for Good Communication.” The presentation goes into detail on the importance of empathic awareness of the inherent value and dignity of ourselves and the people we communicate with.
About Bento Leal
Bento Leal is a certified Marriage and Relationship Educator with the California Healthy Marriages Coalition. He has Bento has taught communication skills classes to more than 2000 couples and singles at churches, family resource centers, community organizations, substance abuse recovery programs, and county jails in California. He has also conducted facilitator trainings at UTS in Barrytown in 2009, and UTS in NYC in 2011.
Bento works as a Program Specialist and Communication Skills Trainer. His wife, Kimiko, is a caregiver for retired seniors. Bento and Kimiko enjoy walking and jogging together daily, laughing a lot, meeting new people, and visiting new sites around the beautiful Bay Area. They currently reside in San Leandro, California and have three children, Yong-Sung, Yu-Mee, Jin-Mee.