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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  10:31 am
Commenter: Nancy Archiopoli

Conversion Therapy

I support the parent's right to choose what is best for their children. We do not want the government telling us what they think is right. We as parents have the God given right and duty to give our children the best emotional,physical,mental,and spiritual health that we can.