Elizabeth Smull is lecturer at the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School. Elizabeth is well versed in restorative practices, particularly Family Group Decision Making. She provides professional development across the country in the restorative practices approach to adversity and trauma as well as leadership. Elizabeth coauthored the book Family Power, which offers practical information for engaging and collaborating with families.
Elizabeth also works with the IIRP model programs at Community Service Foundation and Buxmont Academy (CSF Buxmont), where she is the Supervision Program coordinator. In her role at CSF Buxmont she supervises the conferencing program, which includes Family Group Decision Making and restorative conferences. The program is informed by the principles of restorative practices. Elizabeth has also worked as a therapist for the Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc., where she ran an outpatient group for adults involved in the criminal justice system. She is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC).