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Title Guidance on conversion therapy
Document ID 125-9
Summary The Board is providing guidance on its interpretation of a standard of conduct in regulation that psychologists must avoid harm to patients by citing professional sources stating that practicing conversion therapy/sexual orientation change efforts with minors has the potential to be harmful and therefore could result in a finding of misconduct and disciplinary action against the licensee or registrant of the Board.
Effective Date 5/2/2019
pdf View document text     Posted On 4/3/2019                 Document on Town Hall
Explanation or Citations This guidance document was posted for 30 days of comment from February 18, 2019 to March 20, 2019 pursuant to Section 2.2-4002.1 of the Code of Virginia. It was re-adopted on April 2, 2019 after consideration of comments received.

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[18 VAC 125] Board of Psychology

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