Jutta Hinrichs, MEd, BScOT, FCAOT

Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Occupational Therapy


Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Occupational Therapy




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


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