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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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5/7/19  3:56 pm
Commenter: Patricia Gilbertson

Ban Conversion "therapy"

Please support any bill that bans this discounted "therapy."  It is widely known to be unethical, abusive, and ineffective. Anyone who forces this type of treatment on susceptible people should lose whatever license they need, so that they can no longer continue to practice.