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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  7:35 am
Commenter: Marilee Taylor

Ban the Cruelty of Conversion Therapy

Conversion therapy needs to be banned. It is a cruel and abusive practice that demeans and harms young people at a point in their life when they may already feel a little confused and unsure. Being gay does NOT need fixed. Let them be who they are.

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