The Virginia Occupational Therapy Association or VOTA is the state association that represents Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants who live and work in the Commonwealth of Virginia. VOTA seeks to increase public awareness about occupational therapy and its value in meeting diverse health and participation needs.
The Virginia Occupational Therapy Association is committed to advocate and further the development of Occupational Therapy in a changing world by:
VOTA's Vision Statement
We envision occupational therapy practitioners in the Commonwealth of Virginia form an inclusive and connected community actively engaged in advocacy, education, and evidence-informed decision-making to facilitate optimal occupational participation and well-being for all.
Innovation - creative and dynamic ideas to foster growth.
Integrity - champion the moral and ethical foundations of the profession; evidence-based practice.
Service - leadership; courage and commitment to influence the progression of practice, education, and research.
Community - engaged and connected; fostering altruism and interdependence.
Inspiration - to embrace the Values and Mission of VOTA.