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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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5/11/19  9:27 am
Commenter: Michael N Getsi

Conversion Therapy

Since parents are in the best position to know their children's goals, desires and dreams, they should be the ones to help sort through any unwanted feelings or troubling thoughts.  Let the parents be the ones that make decisions regarding their children since they always have their best interests at heart.  Thank you.

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