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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  7:49 pm
Commenter: Rob Snyder

Please stop punishing people for being who they are.
Please stop this torture. Conversion therapy has never worked, and has resulted in a much higher suicide rate among people that have been put through it. Let's offer love and support instead of shame and hate.
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