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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  3:29 pm
Commenter: Joanne Seale

No Ban on Reparative Therapy

Parents are the best judge of the type of therapy their child should receive and should be able to choose the therapist themselves.  Parental rights are paramount is this area and should not be taken away 

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