Division 23: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 23 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

15

100.0

153

100.0

63

100.0

231

100.0

Gender

Men

11

73.3

119

77.8

61

96.8

191

82.7

Women

4

26.7

31

20.3

2

3.2

37

16.0

Not specified

0

.0

3

2.0

0

.0

3

1.3

Race/ethnicity

Asian

3

20.0

11

7.2

0

.0

14

6.1

Hispanic

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Black

0

.0

5

3.3

1

1.6

6

2.6

White

11

73.3

121

79.1

59

93.7

191

82.7

Other

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Not specified

1

6.7

14

9.2

3

4.8

18

7.8

Age

30 - 34

0

.0

3

2.0

0

.0

3

1.3

35 - 39

0

.0

8

5.2

0

.0

8

3.5

40 - 44

2

13.3

11

7.2

0

.0

13

5.6

45 - 49

0

.0

8

5.2

1

1.6

9

3.9

50 - 54

2

13.3

14

9.2

4

6.3

20

8.7

55 - 59

3

20.0

23

15.0

8

12.7

34

14.7

60 - 64

1

6.7

28

18.3

8

12.7

37

16.0

65 - 69

0

.0

16

10.5

9

14.3

25

10.8

70 or older

7

46.7

35

22.9

25

39.7

67

29.0

Not specified

0

.0

7

4.6

8

12.7

15

6.5

Mean

64.6

 

61.1

 

71.4

 

64.0

 

SD

13.8

 

14.3

 

13.6

 

14.7

 

Region

New England

0

.0

14

9.2

8

12.7

22

9.5

Middle Atlantic

4

26.7

39

25.5

7

11.1

50

21.6

East North Central

2

13.3

17

11.1

12

19.0

31

13.4

West North Central

1

6.7

5

3.3

3

4.8

9

3.9

South Atlantic

2

13.3

20

13.1

15

23.8

37

16.0

East South Central

0

.0

4

2.6

2

3.2

6

2.6

West South Central

0

.0

12

7.8

0

.0

12

5.2

Mountain

1

6.7

4

2.6

1

1.6

6

2.6

Pacific

1

6.7

24

15.7

12

19.0

37

16.0

Canada

0

.0

5

3.3

2

3.2

7

3.0

Other

4

26.7

9

5.9

1

1.6

14

6.1

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies. 

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 23 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

23

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

15

100.0

153

100.0

63

100.0

231

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

1

6.7

135

88.2

60

95.2

196

84.8

Ed.D.

0

.0

3

2.0

0

.0

3

1.3

Psy.D.

0

.0

3

2.0

1

1.6

4

1.7

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

1

.7

2

3.2

3

1.3

Masters

13

86.7

8

5.2

0

.0

21

9.1

Baccalaureate/Associate

1

6.7

1

.7

0

.0

2

.9

Not specified

0

.0

2

1.3

0

.0

2

.9

Years since degree

5 – 9

1

6.7

19

12.4

0

.0

20

8.7

10 – 14

0

.0

8

5.2

0

.0

8

3.5

15 – 19

1

6.7

11

7.2

0

.0

12

5.2

20 – 24

0

.0

18

11.8

3

4.8

21

9.1

25 or more

12

80.0

92

60.1

58

92.1

162

70.1

Not specified

1

6.7

5

3.3

2

3.2

8

3.5

Mean

36.7

 

30.6

 

44.6

 

34.8

 

SD

14.5

 

15.8

 

13.5

 

16.3

 

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 23 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

15

100.0

153

100.0

63

100.0

231

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Clinical

2

13.3

13

8.5

4

6.3

19

8.2

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Counseling psychology

1

6.7

2

1.3

0

.0

3

1.3

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Health

0

.0

0

.0

3

4.8

3

1.3

Subtotal

3

20.0

17

11.1

7

11.1

27

11.7

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

5

3.3

1

1.6

6

2.6

Developmental

0

.0

4

2.6

1

1.6

5

2.2

Educational

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.6

1

.4

Experimental

0

.0

6

3.9

2

3.2

8

3.5

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

4

2.6

0

.0

4

1.7

Industrial/Organizational

4

26.7

18

11.8

7

11.1

29

12.6

Neurosciences

0

.0

0

.0

2

3.2

2

.9

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

6.7

3

2.0

1

1.6

5

2.2

Social

3

20.0

38

24.8

13

20.6

54

23.4

Subtotal

8

53.3

79

51.6

28

44.4

115

49.8

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Business or Management

2

13.3

25

16.3

6

9.5

33

14.3

Cognitive science

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.6

1

.4

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.7

1

1.6

2

.9

Education, Teaching

0

.0

2

1.3

0

.0

2

.9

Engineering

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.7

1

1.6

2

.9

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

Other

2

13.3

17

11.1

14

22.2

33

14.3

Subtotal

4

26.7

51

33.3

25

39.7

80

34.6

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

4

26.7

22

14.4

10

15.9

36

15.6

Core science

4

26.7

66

43.1

25

39.7

95

41.1

Neither

7

46.7

59

38.6

25

39.7

91

39.4

Not specified

0

.0

6

3.9

3

4.8

9

3.9

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 23 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

15

100.0

153

100.0

63

100.0

231

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

6

40.0

60

39.2

34

54.0

100

43.3

Working part time

1

6.7

4

2.6

3

4.8

8

3.5

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

1

.7

1

1.6

2

.9

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.6

1

.4

Retired and not working

0

.0

6

3.9

9

14.3

15

6.5

Retired and still working

0

.0

4

2.6

3

4.8

7

3.0

Employed; status not known

2

13.3

2

1.3

0

.0

4

1.7

Not specified

6

40.0

75

49.0

12

19.0

93

40.3

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

3

20.0

32

20.9

14

22.2

49

21.2

Not licensed/unknown

12

80.0

121

79.1

49

77.8

182

78.8

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

2

33.3

32

53.3

24

70.6

58

58.0

Four-year colleges

0

.0

3

5.0

2

5.9

5

5.0

Other academic settings

0

.0

2

3.3

0

.0

2

2.0

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

1

1.7

0

.0

1

1.0

Independent practice

0

.0

2

3.3

1

2.9

3

3.0

Hospital

0

.0

1

1.7

0

.0

1

1.0

Clinic

0

.0

0

.0

1

2.9

1

1.0

Other human service

1

16.7

1

1.7

0

.0

2

2.0

Business & industry

1

16.7

4

6.7

0

.0

5

5.0

Government

1

16.7

1

1.7

1

2.9

3

3.0

Other

0

.0

13

21.7

4

11.8

17

17.0

Not specified

1

16.7

0

.0

1

2.9

2

2.0

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

66.7

35

58.3

26

76.5

65

65.0

Education

2

33.3

35

58.3

23

67.6

60

60.0

Health/mental health services

1

16.7

2

3.3

2

5.9

5

5.0

Educational services

0

.0

7

11.7

1

2.9

8

8.0

Other applied psychology

1

16.7

14

23.3

7

20.6

22

22.0

Management/administration

4

66.7

34

56.7

16

47.1

54

54.0

Other activities

1

16.7

12

20.0

6

17.6

19

19.0

Not specified

2

33.3

14

23.3

9

26.5

25

25.0

 

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

16.7

21

35.0

16

47.1

38

38.0

Education

2

33.3

11

18.3

4

11.8

17

17.0

Mental Health Services

0

.0

1

1.7

1

2.9

2

2.0

Applied Psychology

0

.0

3

5.0

0

.0

3

3.0

Management/administration

1

16.7

9

15.0

4

11.8

14

14.0

Other activities

0

.0

1

1.7

0

.0

1

1.0

Not specified

2

33.3

14

23.3

9

26.5

25

25.0

Source: 2009 APA Directory and 2010 Employment Update.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies. 

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 23 Members by Membership Status, 2009

23

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

0

.0

11

7.2

11

17.5

22

9.5

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

7

4.6

8

12.7

15

6.5

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

8

5.2

12

19.0

20

8.7

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

10

6.5

6

9.5

16

6.9

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

1

.7

6

9.5

7

3.0

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

8. Personality & Social

3

20.0

49

32.0

26

41.3

78

33.8

9. SPSSI

0

.0

8

5.2

12

19.0

20

8.7

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

3

2.0

5

7.9

8

3.5

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

5

3.3

6

9.5

11

4.8

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

3

2.0

8

12.7

11

4.8

14. SIOP

6

40.0

21

13.7

12

19.0

39

16.9

15. Educational Psychology

1

6.7

4

2.6

3

4.8

8

3.5

16. School Psychology

0

.0

2

1.3

2

3.2

4

1.7

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

3

2.0

4

6.3

7

3.0

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

1

.7

3

4.8

4

1.7

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

2

1.3

3

4.8

5

2.2

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

6

3.9

5

7.9

11

4.8

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

8

5.2

5

7.9

13

5.6

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

2

1.3

3

4.8

5

2.2

23. Consumer Psychology

15

100.0

153

100.0

63

100.0

231

100.0

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

5

3.3

4

6.3

9

3.9

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

3

2.0

5

7.9

8

3.5

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

6

3.9

8

12.7

14

6.1

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

4

6.3

5

2.2

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

2

1.3

4

6.3

6

2.6

29. Psychotherapy

1

6.7

3

2.0

3

4.8

7

3.0

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

4

2.6

2

3.2

6

2.6

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

1

.7

6

9.5

7

3.0

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

2

1.3

3

4.8

5

2.2

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

1

.7

2

3.2

3

1.3

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

9

5.9

5

7.9

14

6.1

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

4

2.6

2

3.2

6

2.6

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

2

1.3

2

3.2

4

1.7

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

8

5.2

11

17.5

19

8.2

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

5

3.3

4

6.3

9

3.9

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

4

2.6

7

11.1

11

4.8

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

4

2.6

3

4.8

7

3.0

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

3

2.0

2

3.2

5

2.2

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

4

2.6

6

9.5

10

4.3

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

7

4.6

5

7.9

12

5.2

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

4

6.3

5

2.2

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

1

.7

2

3.2

3

1.3

50. Addictions

0

.0

1

.7

3

4.8

4

1.7

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

1

.7

3

4.8

4

1.7

52. International

0

.0

6

3.9

5

7.9

11

4.8

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

2

3.2

3

1.3

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

2

1.3

2

3.2

4

1.7

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

1

.7

2

3.2

3

1.3

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

3

4.8

4

1.7

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

6

40.0

61

39.9

15

23.8

82

35.5

Two

8

53.3

44

28.8

17

27.0

69

29.9

Three

0

.0

25

16.3

7

11.1

32

13.9

Four or more

1

6.7

23

15.0

24

38.1

48

20.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

2

13.3

25

16.3

8

12.7

35

15.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

3.2

2

.9

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

1

.7

1

1.6

2

.9

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.6

1

.4

Clinical health

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.6

1

.4

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

0

.0

7

4.6

3

4.8

10

4.3

Total

15

100.0

153

100.0

63

100.0

231

100.0

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.