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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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5/14/19  9:35 am
Commenter: WS

The Nanny State Overreach

For unelected state officials to interfere with the rights of parents is a gross overreach.  Do not impose this on parents, and if you do, it will surely be litigated.  Neither the state or the courts should try to take the place of parents.  This is not Nazi Germany in 1936!.