Faculty

Jim Hinojosa

Professor of Occupational Therapy

Jim Hinojosa

Phone: (212) 998-5825
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Jim Hinojosa is a Professor of Occupational Therapy in the Department of Occupational Therapy.  As such, his specialty is pediatrics, and his research focuses on therapist collaborations with families.  He chaired the Commission on Practice of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), served on its Executive Board (1989-1995), as a director on the American Occupational Therapy Foundation Board (1993-1999), and on the AOTA's Commission on Continuing Competence for Occupational Therapy.

In 1994, he received the AOTA Award of Merit, and in 2006, he was honored with the Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award.  In addition to over 200 articles and chapters in books, he has co-edited Perspectives in Human Occupation: Particpation in Life (2003), Frames of Reference in Pediatric Occupational Therapy (1993; 1999, 2010), The Texture of Life: Purposeful Activities in Occupational Therapy (2000, 2004, 2009, 2014), and Occupational Therapy Evaluation: Obtaining and Interpreting Data (1998, 2005, 2010, 2014). He is AOTA Board certified in Pediatrics.

Faculty Profile


Selected Presentations

  • “Evidence-based Occupational Therapy: Cult, Fad, or Relevant?”
    (Plenary Address). New York State Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Middletown, NY: October 22, 2011.
  • “Practice Challenges in the Next Millennium.”
    Keynote, New York State Occupational Therapy Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY (November 14, 2010).
  • “Future: Opportunities and Challenges”
    Commencement Guest Speaker, Department of Occupational Therapy, Long Island University--Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (May 13, 2010).
  • “Strategic Direction in a Time of Rapid Change: AOTA’s Centennial Vision”
    (1 hour lecture). Student Occupational Therapy Association of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA (April 22, 2010).
  • “The legibility of handwriting of first and second graders.”
    (Lecture) Co-author: K. Roston. American Occupational Therapy 88th Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA April 10, 2008.
  • “Boredom in recovery for adults with substance use disorder and HIV/AIDS attending an urban day treatment program.”
    (Lecture) Author: Antonietta Corvinelli. Contributing authors: J. Hinojosa, R. Segal, & P. Halkitis. American Occupational Therapy 88th Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA April 10, 2008.
  • The therapist's role in supporting families as they transition from early intervention
    Families and Partners: Strategies for Effective Early Intervention Partnering Conference, New York, NY May 23, 2007.
  • Becoming innovators in an era of hyperchange
    2007 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. American Occupational Therapy 86th Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 30, 2007.
  • Challenges in pediatric practice
    (Valedictory Address). New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY, May 18, 2006.
  • "Supporting paradigms to establish partnerships"
    2005 Vanderkooi XII Endowed Lecturer at Texas Women's University, Dallas, TX, February 4, 2005.
  • "Supporting competence: Portfolios and the self-assessment process"
    Lecture at the Therapeutic Occupational Therapy Partnerships Continuing Education Workshops, Texas Women's University, Dallas, TX, February 4, 2005.
  • "Continuing Competence"
  • Excellence in a time of hyperchange
    Barbara A. Rider Endowed Lectureship, Department of Occupational Therapy, Western Michigan University, College of Health and Human Services, Kalamazoo, MI , October 2005
  • Excellence in a time of hyperchange
    First Annual Alumni Lecture. Gannon University, Erie, PA, October 7, 2005.
  • "Why don't we try it this way?"
    Four-hour workshop at the Contemporary Therapy Practices in Early Intervention: Second Annual Institute. Sponsored by the Child and Family Studies Research Programs, Thomas Jefferson University, Malvern, PA, May 14-15, 2004.
  • "Maintaining continuing competence"
    Lecture at the Metropolitan New York District of the New York State Occupational Therapy Association's Annual Business Meeting, New York, June 12, 2003.
  • "Reimbursement and regulatory policy: Finding your way in the health insurance maze"
    Panel with M. Foto & R. Cohn at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Washington D. C., June 7, 2003.
  • "School-based Therapy: Issues update"
    Full day summer institute with M. Muhlenhaupt for the New York City Board of Education 2002 Summer Institute, New York, NY, July 1, 2002.
  • "What you need to know regarding licensure renewal in the future"
    Lecture at the Hudson-Taconic District of the New York State Occupational Therapy Association Annual Business Meeting, New Paltz, NY, April 23, 2003.
  • "Continuing Competence"
    Lecture at the Rhode Island Occupational Therapy Association Annual Business Meeting, May 22, 2002.
  • "Using Sensory Integration Techniques in the school setting"
    Full-day workshop with M. Muhlenhaupt for the New York City Board of Education, New York, NY, January 24, 2003.
  • "Occupation, Action and Activity"
    Four-hour workshop with M.-L. Blount at Quinnipiac, CT, May 15, 2002.
  • "Frames of reference in the Age of Occupation"
    Paper with P. Kramer at the 13th World Congress of Occupational Therapists, Stockholm, Sweden, June 27, 2002.
  • "Functional Status based on categorization and deductive reasoning of individuals with brain injuries"
    Paper with Y. Goverover at the 13th World Congress of Occupational Therapists, Stockholm, Sweden, June 25, 2002.
  • "Shifts in parent-therapist relationships: Twelve years of change"
    Paper with C. Sproat at the 13th World Congress of Occupational Therapists, Stockholm, Sweden, June 25, 2002.
  • Inter-rater Reliability and Discriminate Validity of the Deductive Reasoning Test (DR)"
    Paper with Y. Goverover at the 13th World Congress of Occupational Therapists, Stockholm, Sweden, June 26, 2002.
  • "Promoting continuing competence"
    Panel with R. Strickland at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 20, 2001.
  • "Professional competence"
    State Legislative and Regulatory Forum with A. Hull & K. Smith at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA, April 20, 2001.
  • "Self-initiated continuing competence"
    Paper with J. Turner at the Special Interested Sectional Annual Meeting Luncheon, Atlanta, GA, November 11, 2000.
  • "Collaborating on continuing competence"
    Presentation at the 7th Annual Regulatory Workshop, National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Arlington, VR, September 24, 2000.
  • "Eligibility for educationally relevant services"
    Paper with M. Muhlenhaupt & T. Long at the New York City Board of Education 1999 Summer Institute, New York, NY, July 21, 2000.
  • "Professional Competence"
    Presentation with D. Ehri & K. Smith at the State Legislative and Regulatory Forum, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, April 1, 2000.

Degrees Held

  • B.S. Colorado State University
  • M.A. Columbia University, Teachers College
  • Ph.D. New York University

Awards

  • 2011 : New York University’s NYU's Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2006 : Elenor Clarke Slagle Lecture Award (2006), American Occupational Therapy Association
  • 2005 : Ailanthus Award, State University of New York
  • 2005 : Vanderkooi XII Endowed Lectureship. Texas Women's University
  • 2005 : Barbara A. Rider Endowed Lectureship, Western Michigan University
  • 2000 : Meritorius Service Award, American Occupational Therapy Foundation
  • 1999 : Who's Who in Education (2003); Who's Who in the World (1999), 16th Edition; (2002) 19th Edition
  • 1997 : Research Scholar. Texas Woman's University, School of Occupational Therapy, Dallas, Texas
  • 1994 : Award of Merit, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • 1991 : Honorary Membership, New York State Occupational Therapy Association
  • 1984 : Roster of Fellows, American Occupational Therapy Association

Selected Publications

  • Hinojosa, J., & Kramer, P. (Eds.) (2014). Occupational therapy evaluation: Obtaining and interpreting data (4th ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Blount, M. L. (Eds.) (2014). Texture of life: Occupation and related activities (4th ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Hsu, C-J., & Hinojosa, J. (2013). Assessment and Intervention Protocol for Improving Figure-Copying Competence of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Weak Central Coherence. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 6, 228-240. doi:10.1080/19411243.2013.850957
  • Hinojosa, J. (2013). The Evidence-Based Paradox. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(2), e18-e23. doi:10.5014/ajot.2013.005587
  • Howe, T-H., Roston, K., Sheu, C-F, & Hinojosa, J. (2013). Assessing Handwriting Intervention Effectiveness in Elementary School Students: A Two-Group Controlled Study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, 19-26. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.005470
  • Yu, T-Y, Howe, T-H, & Hinojosa, J. (2012): Contributions of Haptic and Kinesthetic Perceptions on Handwriting Speed and Legibility for First and Second Grade Children. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 5, 43-60. doi: 10.1080/19411243.2012.673320
  • Yu, T-Y, Hinojosa, J., Howe, T-H, & Voelbel, G. (2012). Contribution of tactile and kinesthetic perceptions to handwriting in Taiwanese children in first and second grade. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 32 (3), 87-94. doi:10.3928/15394492-20111209-02
  • Hinojosa, J., & Cleveland-Moyers, P. (2012). OT Managers Topics: Continuing competency [CD]. Bethesda, MD: AOTA CEonCD.
  • Hinojosa, J. (In Press). The Issue Is: Personal Strategic Plan Development: Getting Ready for Changes in Our Professional and Personal Lives, American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Podvey, M. C., Hinojosa, J., & Koenig, K (In Press). Reconsidering insider status: Family involvement during the transition from early intervention to preschool special education, Journal of Special Education.
  • Wang, T. N., Howe, T. H., Hinojosa, J., & Weinberg, S. L. (2011). Relationship Between Postural Control and Fine Motor Skills in Preterm Infants at 6 and 12 Months Adjusted Age. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(6), 695-701. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2011.001503.
  • Moyers, P., & Hinojosa, J. (2011). Continuing competency. In K. Jacobs, K., & G. McCormack (Eds.), Occupational Therapy Manager (5th ed. pp. 485-501). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Hinojosa, J., Kramer, P., & Crist, P. (Eds.) (2010). Occupational therapy evaluation: Obtaining and interpreting data (3rd ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Podvey, M. C., Hinojosa, J., & Koenig, K. (2010). The Transition Experience to Preschool for Six Families with Children with Disabilities. Occupational Therapy International, DOI: 10.1002/oti.298
  • Hinojosa, J., & Segal, R. (2012). Building intervention from theory: From Legos and tinkertoys to skyscrapers. In S. J. Lane, & A. C. Bundy. Kids Can Be Kids: A Child Occupations Approach (161-179). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis.
  • Moyers-Cleveland, P., & Hinojosa, J. (2011). Continuing competency. In K. Jacobs, K., & G. McCormack (Eds.), Occupational Therapy Manager (5th ed. pp. 485-501). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Greber, C., Ziviani, J., & Hinojosa, J. (In Press). Achieving success: Facilitating skill acquisition on the pathway to autonomy. In J. Zivian,, A. Poulsen, & M. Cuskelly (Eds.). A therapist’s guide to working with children: The art and science of motivation. Edinbrugh, United Kingdom: Elsevier.
  • Wang, T-N., Howe, T-H., Hinojosa, J. & Hsu, Y-W. (2010). Preterm infants’ postural control at 6 and 12 months corrected age. Early Human Development, 86, 433-437. (link)
  • Seruya, F. M., & Hinojosa, J. (2010). Professional and Organizational Commitment in Paediatric Occupational Therapists: The Influence of Practice Setting. Occupational Therapy International, 17, 125-134. DOI: 10.1002/oti.293
  • Hu, S., Hinojosa, J. & Chiang P., & Leu, C. (2010). Validity of the Sensory Balance Test to Screen Children for Sensory Processing Impairments. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 3, 139–153. DOI: 10.1080/19411243.2010.491014
  • Kramer, P., & Hinojosa, J., (Eds.). (2010). Frames of reference for pediatric occupational therapy (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Cleveland-Moyers P. (2009). Perspectives on Advance Practice from Occupational Therapy. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 24 (3), 200-205.
  • Roston, K. L. Hinojosa, J., & Kaplan, H. (2008). Using the Minnesota Handwriting Assessment and Handwriting Checklist in Screening First and Second Graders' Handwriting Legibility, Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention, 1(1), 100-115
  • Bose, P., & Hinojosa, J. (2008). Reported experiences from occupational therapists interacting with teachers in inclusive early intervention classrooms. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62(3), 289-297.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Kramer, P. (2008). Integrating children with disabilities into family play. In D. L. Parham & Fazio, L. S. (Ed.), Play in occupational therapy for children (2nd ed., 321-334). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book.
  • Hinojosa, J. (2007). Becoming innovators in an era of hyperchange [Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture]. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61(6), 629-637.
  • Gutman, S. A., Mortera, M., Hinojosa, J., & Kramer, P. (2007). The issue is: Revision of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61, 119-126.
  • Kramer, P. & Hinojosa J. (2006). The need for academic doctorates in occupational therapy. Philippine Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2, 1/2, 62-64.
  • Hinojosa, J., Kramer, P., & Christ, P. (Eds.). (2005). Occupational therapy evaluation: Obtaining and interpreting data (2nd ed.). Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Goverover, Y., & Hinojosa, J. (2004). Brief report - Interrater reliability and discriminant validity of the deductive reasoning test. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 104-108.
  • Dooley, N.R., & Hinojosa, J. (2004). Improving quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease and their family caregivers: Brief occupational therapy intervention. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 561-569.
  • Weinstock-Zlotnick, G., & Hinjosa, J. (2004). Bottom-up or top-down evaluation: Is one better than the other? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 594-599.
  • Hinojosa, J. (2003). The issue is: Therapist or scientist? - How do these roles differ? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 57, 225-226.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Blount, M.-L. (Eds.) (2004). The texture of life: Purposeful activities in occupational therapy (2nd ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA.
  • Moyers, P., & Hinojosa, J. (2003). Continuing competence and competency. In G. McCormack, Jaffe, E., & Goodman-Lavey, (M). (Eds.) Occupational Therapy Manager (2nd ed., pp. 463-487). Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Case-Smith, J., Andersen, L. T., Hinojosa, J., Merryman, M.B., Petite, A., Schell, B., Slater, D. Y., Hertfelder, S. D., Hull, A. H., & Louch, M. E. E. (May 2003). Professional Development Tool. American Occupational Therapy Association, Bethesda, MD.
  • Goverover, Y., & Hinojosa, J. (2002). Categorization and deductive reasoning: Can they serve as predictors of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living performance in adults with brain injury? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 56, 509-516.
  • Kramer, P., Hinojosa, J., & Royeen, B. C. (Eds.). (2003). Perspectives in human occupation: Participation in life. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Hinojosa, J., Bedell, G., & Kaplan, M. (2003). Children with HIV/AIDS and their families. In E. B. Crepeau, E. Cohen, & B. Schell (Eds.), Willard and Spackman's occupational therapy (10th ed., pp. 725-729). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Williams & Wilkin
  • Hinojosa, J., Sproat, C., Mankhetwit, S., & Anderson, J. (2002). Shifts in parent-therapist partnerships: Twelve years of change. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 56, 556-563.
  • Fertel-Daly, D., Bedell, G., & Hinojosa, J. (2001). Effects of a weighted vest on attention to task and self-stimulatory behaviors in preschoolers with pervasive developmental disorders. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 55, 629-640.
  • Cardona, M. D. P., Martinez, A. L., & Hinojosa, J. (2000). Effectiveness of using a computer to improve attention to visual analysis activities of five preschool children with disabilities. Occupational Therapy International, 7, 42-56.
  • Hinojosa, J., Bedell, G., Buchholz, E. S., Charles, J., Shigaki, I. S., & Bicchieri, S. M. (2001). Team collaboration: A case study of an early intervention team. Qualitative Health Research, 11, 206-220.
  • Dirette, D., & Hinojosa, J. (1999). The effects of a compensatory intervention on processing deficits of adults with acquired brain injuries. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 19, 223-240.
  • Kramer, P., & Hinojosa, J. (Eds.). (1999). Frames of reference for pediatric occupational therapy (2nd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Kramer, P. (Eds.) (1998). Occupational therapy evaluation: Obtaining and interpreting data. Bethesda, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Dirette, D. K., Hinojosa, J., & Carnevale, G. J. (1999). Comparison of remedial and compensatory intervention for adults with acquired brain injuries. Journal of Brain Injury Research, 14, 595-601.
  • Hinojosa, J., & Blount, M. L. (1998). Nationally speaking: Professional competence. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52, 699-701.

Courses

  • OT-GE 2030 - Theoretical Bases for the Scope of Practice
  • OT-GE 2762 - Theoretical Foundations in Occupational Therapy
  • OT-GE 2763 - Developing a Guideline for Intervention
  • OT-GE 3406 - Departmental Seminar

Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Editorial Board Member
  • Occupational Therapy International, Editorial Board Member
  • American Journal of Occupational Therapy, Editorial Board Member
  • Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, Editorial Board Member  
  • The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, Advisory Board

Research Interests

  • Therapist - Parent Relationships
  • Homework and how it influences family life.
  • School-aged children's handwriting