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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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5/13/19  10:52 pm
Commenter: Lauren Stern


Absolutely NO CONVERSION THERAPY.  It is incredibly harmful to the individuals forced to endure it and can lead to long term ptsd and other mental and emotional disabilities. For the sake of our communities I say no to any form of conversion therapy.


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