Derek Clark is an inspiring foster care speaker who motivates and trains for corporate events, employees, county conferences, state conferences, federal conferences, foster care conferences, child welfare, teachers, social workers, foster and adoptive parents, at-risk youth, student leadership, corporate events and many more organizations. Derek spent 13 years in foster care and is a foster care success story as well as a foster care expert. He gives a lot of credit for his success to his foster parents that never gave up on him. They have earned the title mom and dad. Derek Clark recently delivered conference keynotes for the World Foster Care Conference (30 countries were represented) and the National Foster Parent Association conference. From foster care to success, Derek delivers powerful keynotes and inspiring workshops.
As an inspiring motivational speaker, Derek is also a trainer and the author of the critically acclaimed I Will Never Give Up book series and Never Limit Your Life. His courageous story is a one of resilience and redemption. As a child, Derek experienced abuse, rejection and fear before spending 13 years in the California foster care system. He knows first-hand how to use the power of attitude in coping with adversity and overcoming hardship.
Watch Derek Clark deliver a powerful and inspiring TED speech on The Power of Determination.
Derek has delivered powerful and motivational keynote speeches that have inspired county, state and federal conferences, corporate events, non profit events, foster parent conferences, foster parent training, child welfare conferences, foster youth conferences, adoption and permanency conferences, CASA conferences, residential treatment centers, child protective services, law enforcement, teacher conferences, department of education conferences, national institute of corrections, national career development, social workers, federal bureau of prisons, high school assemblies, universities, at risk youth conferences, United States Military, veterans, summer camps and leadership conferences throughout the United States and Canada. Derek Clark is a recognized foster care expert. He delivers an inspirational message of hope and unwavering perseverance.
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