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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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5/7/19  1:39 pm
Commenter: Deborah Marcussen

End Conversion Therapy

Please ban this draconian practice!  People do not choose to be straight, so what makes you think they choose to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender?  The same deity created us so please stop trying to change something you don’t understand.