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Occupational therapy is an evolving profession. The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, 2nd Edition presents the interrelated constructs that define and guide occupational therapy practice and articulates occupational therapy's contribution to promoting the health and participation of people, organizations, and populations through engagement in occupation. Although not a taxonomy, theory, or model of occupational therapy, the Framework is a guideline used in conjunction with the knowledge and evidence relevant to occupation and occupational therapy. The Framework-II is divided into two major sections: (1) the domain, which outlines the profession's purview and the areas in which its members have an established body of knowledge and expertise, and (2) the dynamic occupation- and client-centered process used in the delivery of occupational therapy services. The domain and process of occupational therapy direct occupational therapy practitioners to focus on performance of occupations that results from the intersection of the client, the context and environment, and the client's occupations. The revisions to this landmark AOTA official document refine and include language and concepts relevant to current and emerging occupational therapy practice. Implicit are the profession's core beliefs in the positive relationship between occupation and health and its view of people as occupational beings. This new edition includes numerous resource materials, including a glossary, references, bibliography, and index and is available on a searchable CD-ROM for ease of use in practice and in the classroom.