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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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5/7/19  5:48 pm
Commenter: Tim Wilcox

Health Professionals should have free speech, too!

Health professionals should not be limited from dealing with all helpful tools for those who struggle with Gender Dysphoria.  I oppose this Guidance Document.  Counsellors and counsellees should be offered the opportunity to conversion therapy if that is their desire.