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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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5/11/19  4:36 pm
Commenter: Jessica Rhodes

Ban Conversion Therapy
It is a dangerous pseudoscience and it's use is primarily based on religious beliefs which have no place in licensed medicine. It is a violation of the Hippocratic oath and it should not be legal for licensed providers to use this therapy on juveniles.
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