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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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  1:21 pm
Commenter: Loura Turner

No to ban on Virginians' right to choose therapy

The proposed ban on treatment options is based more on opinion than scientific evidence.  Don't restrict patients' rights and parents' rights to choose treatment.  No opinion-based restriction!