The XVI International Ewodor Symposium, organized by Dianova, took place on September 22 and 23 in Rome
The main theme of the 2016 European Working Group on Drugs Oriented Research (EWODOR) Symposium was The Therapeutic Community Model as an Instrument for Empowerment. The symposium devoted special attention to all of the elements that contribute to empowering therapeutic communities. Symposium sessions examined therapeutic methods, strategies, results, and consequences, emphasizing factors such as age and gender as well as family and legal dynamics.
Over 100 people from 14 countries took part in the Symposium, including officials from national and international agencies, professionals from across the field. The plenary session included nearly 50 presentations, six specialized workshops, and a closing session.