Elizabeth Smull is a skilled restorative practitioner who has provided direct services to struggling youth and their families. A facilitator of Family Group Decision Making (FGDM), she brings extended families together to help them take responsibility to solve their own problems. She coauthored a book on FGDM, Family Power: Engaging and Collaborating with Families (2013). Ms. Smull provides restorative practices professional development to a worldwide audience of educators, counselors and social workers and has worked with schools across the country to improve school climate. She is a frequent presenter on restorative practices and FGDM at numerous state, national and international conferences, including the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Conference on FGDM and Other Family Engagement Approaches and the International Bullying Prevention Association Conference.