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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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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5/10/19  4:31 pm
Commenter: NL

no ban - freedom for parents to raise their children as they know best

Freedom of faith and freedom to raise our children is a pricipal value in our country.  Other people who disagree with the parents or with other people's religious views are not entitled to impose their beliefs on other people.  Everyone needs to respect the freedom of other people, and not try to make everyone else conform to their views.  Those who claim people with religious viewpoints are intolerant of others, are actually intolerant of people with religious views.  We need to continue to support freedom when it is under attack.

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