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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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5/14/19  12:28 pm
Commenter: Abigail Hanley

Conversion Therapy is Wrong

Conversion therapy is both wrong and ineffective.  It increases the suicide rates of those unlucky enough to experience it.  It should have no place in a modern society.