7 Ways on How I Overcame My Childhood Trauma

Hi, Derek Clark here. If you have watched my YouTube Channel, you may already know about my terrible childhood past as well as how I ended up in the California foster care system. In short, I lived in constant trauma

Snoop Dogg Shares Derek’s Video on His Facebook Page!

One of the legends of hip hop himself, Snoop Dogg shared Rapping Dad Derek Clark’s fun and inspiring rap video. Derek’s videos have had over 250 million social media views and has been shared by many celebrities. Watch Derek’s video

Childhood Trauma to Triumph: How I Didn’t Let My Childhood Trauma Infect My Future. It Hurts but Healing is Necessary. Feel – Deal – Heal.

Hi, Derek Clark here. If you’ve watched my videos, you may already know about my terrible past and how I ended up in the California foster care system. In short, I lived in constant trauma for many years of my

Video – Divorce Your Story: From Victim to Victor! Poem About Childhood Trauma and Foster Care by Motivational Speaker Derek Clark

This is the true story (poem I wrote as a teenager in foster care) of my life … A life in which horrific abuse, loneliness, and dark nights of despair rattled the very bones of my body, drained the tears

The 1 Inspirational TED Talk You’ve Probably Never Seen Before On Trauma, Resilience & Redemption!

Before Derek Clark was a motivational speaker on trauma and inspirational keynote speaker, he was a survivor of horrific child abuse, abandoned at a psychiatric unit and then placed into foster care for thirteen years… all of this by the

Watch Derek Clark in Action! Motivational Videos – Inspirational Videos – Childhood Trauma Videos

Inspirational and motivational speaker Derek Clark delivers inspiring and fun keynote speeches that will encourage your audience to never give up hope. One of his popular keynote presentations titled “Childhood Trauma – The Power of Resilience and Redemption!” is very

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Receives International Foster Care Award From SOS Children’s Village Located in 134 Countries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2018 Derek Clark Wins 2018 SOS International Foster Award Vancouver, British Columbia The local chapter of the world’s largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children without parental care is pleased to announce that motivational speaker,

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pays Tribute to Derek Clark

Motivational speaker Derek Clark’s foster care life story caught the eyes of Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Derek received a signed letter stating “This special occasion provides an opportunity to pay tribute to a remarkable former foster child for his

Antwone Fisher (Denzel Washington Movie) and Derek Clark – Two Foster Brothers Who Celebrate Each Other’s Success

A wonderful and inspiring video of two foster brothers Antwone Fisher and Derek Clark, celebrating each other’s success! Antwone Fisher has been my friend for years. We met when I was an expert on the Ricki Lake TV Show and

Audience Evaluation Comments About Derek Clark – Conference Keynote Speaker

2018 California Child Support Employee Conference Evaluation Comments “Derek Clark’s speech was really inspirational. I found it to be a great way to end the conference. He was very engaging” “A great example of someone who is not a product

Resilience in the Face of Childhood Trauma – Keynote Speaker Derek Clark

Most of us are surrounded by children in our lives. Even if we don’t have children ourselves, or they are all grown up, we are around grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews or just children of friends and neighbors. What a

Trauma! How Early Childhood Trauma Starts – Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience

Trauma informed keynote speaker Derek Clark is a survivor who delivers a riveting account of how he suffered prenatal abuse at the hands of his abusive father. Did you know that children who suffer early childhood trauma can suffer physical

“You Cannot Think Negative About a Child and Expect a Positive Outcome” – Motivational Keynote Speaker Derek Clark

Popular conference keynote speaker Derek Clark shares his new program “You Cannot Think Negative About a Child and Expect a Positive Outcome”. Derek’s inspiring presentation can be delivered as a conference keynote or an educational training program for professionals working

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Has Helped Fund-raise 2.4 Million Dollars for Child Welfare!

Motivational fundraising speaker Derek Clark has inspired audiences to donate an amazing 2.4 million dollars to benefit many child welfare organizations. His inspirational keynote speeches are a perfect fit for fundraising gala’s, fundraising luncheons and fundraising breakfasts. Typically, fundraising keynote

One of My Funny and Humbling Moments. What Do Motivational Speakers Preach? Get Back Up! Haha

We all have humbling moments. It was late morning and I was flying back to the United States from my motivational event in Canada. I had my laptop out and was watching an episode of Dexter. While watching, I was

Motivational Speaker or Inspirational Speaker?

Should I Book a Motivational Speaker or an Inspirational Speaker? There is a difference between a Motivational Speaker and an Inspirational Speaker and it’s good to know which one to hire so that your event is the best one yet.

How to Never Give Up! 1st Step, Stop Beating Yourself Down and Rise Up! This Real Talk Motivational Video by Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Will Inspire You!

This is not the type of motivational video that will make you feel all warm and fuzzy. This is real talk about not beating yourself down and not letting your past infect your future. Motivational speaker Derek Clark shares some

Speaker for Child Abuse Prevention Month. How I Survived Brutal Child Abuse. Watch Derek Clark in Action as a Motivational Speaker for Child Abuse Prevention Conferences

As an inspiring motivational speaker for child abuse prevention month conferences, Derek Clark’s story is raw, riveting, courageous, inspirational, hopeful and healing. For the first five years of Derek’s life he suffered brutal child abuse before being abandoned into the

Best Motivational Video from Derek Clark! Watch Why You Shouldn’t Let Yesterday’s Pain Kill Your Strength Today.

Motivational speaker Derek Clark’s shares some great insight with his new awesome video about not letting your past infect the future. He’s am inspiring keynote speaker on motivational topics for foster care, child welfare, teachers, leadership, employee rejuvenation,  personal and

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark known as the ” Rapping Dad ” Has 150 Million Views on His Video!

An incredible milestone has been reached by motivational speaker Derek Clark for his hilarious and inspiring rapping dad videos. 150 million views in just the last couple of weeks. This awesome video shows him having some rapping fun with his

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