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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  10:14 pm
Commenter: Todd Riggleman

Ban conversion therapy

It isn’t right for another person to decide what is correct for someone else based on their faith or fears or for whatever reason. The individual deserves the right to explore for themselves and make their own decisions regarding their happiness.

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