Jutta Hinrichs, MEd, BScOT, FCAOT

ContTchg Lecturer, Faculty of Rehabilitation - Occupational Therapy


ContTchg Lecturer, Faculty of Rehabilitation - Occupational Therapy
(403) 263-1579
336 UofC Downtown
906 - 8TH Ave SW
Calgary AB
T2P 1H9




MEd (Health Sciences Education) - University of Alberta - 2020

BScOT – Queen’s University – 1978

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Fellowship Award (FCAOT) - 2014


Following a diverse career in clinical practice, Jutta joined the University of Alberta in April 2010 as the OT Clinical Education Coordinator for Calgary and southern Alberta.  Previous clinical experience includes practice areas of mental health, pediatrics, long term care and in multiple sclerosis rehabilitation.  She has worked various roles as a clinician, department supervisor, program facilitator, program coordinator, and professional practice leader.

Professional Interests

  • Fieldwork and Clinical Education
  • Therapeutic Use of Self in OT Practice
  • Interprofessional (IP) Teamwork and Service Provision
  • Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
  • Program Development & Evaluation
  • Service to broader OT community through provincial (SAOT) and national (CAOT) associations

  • Teaching on professionalism, therapeutic use of self and community development


OCCTH 503 - Professionalism and the Intentional Relationship in Occupational Therapy Practice

Underpinned by theoretical perspectives, a framework is provided for students to (a) understand, develop and demonstrate professionalism, (b) learn the parameters, behaviours and skills that comprise professional practice, including therapeutic use of self and the organizations and documents that support and guide Canadian occupational therapists, and (c) work effectively with colleagues and with those they will supervise. Students participate in one week of fieldwork.

Fall Term 2020

Browse more courses taught by Jutta Hinrichs


Six years of a satellite university program: What have we learned?
Author(s): Mulholland, S., Coutts, K., Hinrichs, J., Rajan, S., Forese, D., & Esmail, S.
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: Occupational Therapy Now
Volume: 21
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 28-29

An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation.
Author(s): Hinrichs, J. & Finlayson, M.
Publication Date: 2012

An innovative algorithm for cognitive assessments
Author(s): Groves, D., Coggles, L., Hinrichs, J., Berndt, S., & Bright, L.
Publication Date: 2010
Publication: Occupational Therapy Now
Volume: 12
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 20-23

Energy Effectiveness Strategies: Tools to Improve Vocational Functioning
Author(s): Hinrichs, J.
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: International Journal of MS Care