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Department of Health Professions
Guidance Document Change: 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.
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5/10/19  3:09 pm
Commenter: George Elliott

parents have a responsibility and government should not limit their options for counseling
 

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  • Under Virginia law, parents have the fundamental right to make decisions regarding the upbringing, education and care of their children.

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