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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  9:43 pm
Commenter: Stephen L

Protect Parental and Religious Rights - Do Not Ban Therapy

Families should have the freedom to seek and receive the therapy solutions they believe are best for their circumstance.  Do not ban conversion therapy and deny individuals, parents and families the care they need.  This would be a violation of their religious liberty.  Thank you.