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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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5/13/19  6:02 am
Commenter: Joanne S.

Protect Children & Parental Rights
 

The government does not have the right to ban therapies that parents need to address issues that their children are facing. Our children are already being influenced too much by movies, TV, music, games, etc., that seek to mold children according to certain ideologies. Parents must have access to a wide range of options that they need to raise happy, healthy children.