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Department of Health Professions
 
GDForum ID: 12
Description of Proposed Guidance Document Changes
Consistent with the established position of the NASW, the Board considers “conversion therapy” or “sexual orientation change efforts” to be services that have the potential to be a danger to clients, especially minors. Thus, under regulations governing practitioners licensed or registered by the Board, practicing conversion therapy/sexual orientation change efforts with minors could result in a finding of misconduct and disciplinary action against the licensee or registrant.
 
Guidance Document(s) for this Comment Forum
 
Document ID Document Title Document in Effect Proposed Document
140-12 Policy on conversion therapy n/a pdf Proposed Document Updated on 7/15/2019
 
Contact Information
 
Name:
Elaine J. Yeatts
        Title:
Agency Regulatory Coordinator
 
Email:
elaine.yeatts@dhp.virginia.gov
 
Address:
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
 
City:
Richmond
State:  
VA
Zip:  
23233
 
Phone:
(804)367-4688
Fax:  
(804)527-4475
The Virginia Register
 

Publication Date: 4/15/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 17
The public comment period began upon publication and extended for 30 days. It ended on 5/15/2019.
View Comments      There are 726 comments. The last comment was entered on 5/14/2019

Effective Date:  5/16/2019  Delayed until 6/15/2019 while comments are evaluated.
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