|This official AOTA document, which is intended for occupational therapy practitioners and students; other health care professionals, educators, and researchers; payers; and consumers, describes the central concepts that ground occupational therapy practice and builds a common understanding of the basic tenets and vision of the profession. Embedded within this document is the profession's core belief in the positive relationship between oc.cupation and health and its view of people as occupational beings. The Framework articulates occupational therapy's contribution to promoting the health and participation of people, organizations, and populations through engage.ment in occupation. The revisions in this edition refine the document and include language and concepts relevant to current and emerging occupational therapy practice. Nu.merous tables and resource materials are also included.