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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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5/14/19  12:56 pm
Commenter: Sarah Hutchinson

Conversion therapy is inhumane.

Conversion therapy is the result of a religous agenda that our government is supposed to be free from. It is cruel and inhumane, and in direct opposition to the Constitution, which preserves a citizen's right to pursue happiness.