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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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5/9/19  9:07 am
Commenter: Viju Singh

Ban conversion Therapy

The experts in the field have stated that the Conversion Therapy does not work and could be harmful to the ones subjected to it.  LGBTQ people have existed as long as human kind.  It is not a choice as Science hating, ignorant people proclaim.  If it was a choice no one would choose it given the discrimination and bad treatment these people receive in many aspects of their life.  This therapy should not be practiced.