Derek Clark is an inspiring motivational speaker, trainer and the author of the critically acclaimed I Will Never Give Up book series and Never Limit Your Life. Derek’s courageous story is 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.
Derek is a popular keynote speaker for child welfare conferences, foster parent conferences, foster youth and is a recognized foster care expert. He has inspired audiences from child welfare services, foster parents, foster youth, adoption services, casa, residential treatment centers, child protective services, law enforcement, teacher conferences, department of education, national institute of corrections, national career development, social workers, federal bureau of prisons, high schools, universities, foster care, children and family services, at risk youth, United States military, veterans, summer camps and leadership conferences throughout the United States and Canada. He delivers a powerful message of hope and unwavering perseverance.
Derek recently delivered the keynote for the National Foster Parent Association conference and the world foster care conference for the International Foster Care Organization where 30 different countries were represented by their child welfare leaders. From foster care to success, Derek delivers powerful keynotes and conducts inspiring workshops.
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