I Was An Angry Foster Youth With Problems Trusting and Loving…Then Something Happened.

Derek Clark’s motivational message is for everyone. He often shares his foster care story in a style simple enough that people of almost any age can relate. It is meant to inspire, educate, motivate with boldness, enthusiasm and hope. Audiences

Foster Care Saved Me from a Life of Child Abuse

If it wasn’t for foster care, I might be dead or have killed someone. Foster care saved my life from the brutal child abuse. As an innocent child, I paid the price for my parents rage and selfish mistakes. I

Foster care expert Derek Clark reveals a few solutions on how to connect to your child and build trust.

This information will inspire you to share hope and trust with your child/youth in the foster care system. You will greatly increase your chances of success if you read this. Do you know how to avoid the mistake of pushing

Reserve Derek Clark For Your Next Training or Conference. Your Audience Will Be Educated and Inspired!

The story of motivational speaker Derek Clark’s life is truly amazing. Abandoned early in his childhood and plunged into the harsh and uncertain depths of the foster care system, he has spent his early life overcoming adversity. Even against seemingly

Putting On Your Work Clothes Should Be Like a Superhero Putting On a Costume.

Written by Business Motivational Speaker and Sales Trainer Derek Clark- As a CEO who has seen what kinds of things adversely affect a company from every angle—entry-level employee, supervisor, founder; top, bottom, and middle—the principle of not letting employees personal

Tough Childhood for Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Who Spent 13 years in Foster Care and Yet Thrived Despite His Adversities. Find Out How He Did It!

  Imagine one day some police officers and other adults show up to your home and separate you from your parents and your siblings. You are just a small child and you don’t really understand what is happening. All you

Youth Motivational Speaker Derek Clark’s Ultimate Guide To Teenage Greatness!

Youth motivational speaker Derek Clark shares some of his success tips on how he overcame the odds as an at-risk teenager in foster care. As a teenager in foster care and feeling like a reject, my identity must have been

Need An Engaging and Inspiring Motivational Speaker For Your Conference or Training? Derek Clark’s Life Story Will Inspire You As He Shares How He Overcame So Many Obstables As A Rejected Child That Was Placed In The Foster Care System.

Motivational Speaker and Trainer Derek Clark recently delivered inspiring keynotes for the World Foster Care/Child Welfare Conference (30 countries represented), Future Business Leaders of America and Phi Beta Lambda Conference,  National Federal Bureau of Prisons Conference, National Foster Parent Conference,

Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Reveals His Secret Psychiatric Report From When He Was a 5 Year Old In Foster Care! They Mis-Diagnosed and Wrongly Labeled Me!

As a child, I, Derek Clark, was “labeled and misdiagnosed” in almost every psychological evaluation in existence. As a helpless child, I was nearly institutionalized due to severe erratic behavioral problems and violent tendencies. Having suffered brutal child abuse and

Here is an excerpt from Derek Clark’s book “I Will Never Give Up”

“This is the true story of my life… A life in which abuse, loneliness, and dark nights of despair rattled the very bones of my body, drained the tears of my spirit, shattered my mind into a million fragments, and

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