Division 39: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 39 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

111

100.0

2,774

100.0

111

100.0

2,996

100.0

Gender

Men

31

27.9

1,099

39.6

80

72.1

1,210

40.4

Women

79

71.2

1,675

60.4

31

27.9

1,785

59.6

Not specified

1

.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Race/ethnicity

Asian

1

.9

18

.6

0

.0

19

.6

Hispanic

5

4.5

52

1.9

1

.9

58

1.9

Black

0

.0

24

.9

3

2.7

27

.9

White

70

63.1

2,337

84.2

101

91.0

2,508

83.7

Other

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

6

.2

1

.9

7

.2

Not specified

35

31.5

335

12.1

5

4.5

375

12.5

Age

Under 30

1

.9

1

.0

0

.0

2

.1

30 - 34

1

.9

29

1.0

0

.0

30

1.0

35 - 39

1

.9

63

2.3

0

.0

64

2.1

40 - 44

5

4.5

120

4.3

2

1.8

127

4.2

45 - 49

9

8.1

176

6.3

3

2.7

188

6.3

50 - 54

15

13.5

276

9.9

4

3.6

295

9.8

55 - 59

20

18.0

488

17.6

9

8.1

517

17.3

60 - 64

18

16.2

572

20.6

10

9.0

600

20.0

65 - 69

13

11.7

389

14.0

17

15.3

419

14.0

70 or older

17

15.3

469

16.9

62

55.9

548

18.3

Not specified

11

9.9

191

6.9

4

3.6

206

6.9

Mean

59.3

 

60.8

 

73.6

 

61.2

 

SD

11.3

 

11.5

 

13.7

 

11.8

 

Region

New England

12

10.8

300

10.8

11

9.9

323

10.8

Middle Atlantic

36

32.4

1,254

45.2

50

45.0

1,340

44.7

East North Central

10

9.0

248

8.9

14

12.6

272

9.1

West North Central

2

1.8

46

1.7

2

1.8

50

1.7

South Atlantic

8

7.2

209

7.5

14

12.6

231

7.7

East South Central

0

.0

27

1.0

1

.9

28

.9

West South Central

3

2.7

90

3.2

5

4.5

98

3.3

Mountain

3

2.7

77

2.8

2

1.8

82

2.7

Pacific

31

27.9

458

16.5

11

9.9

500

16.7

Canada

2

1.8

41

1.5

1

.9

44

1.5

Other

4

3.6

24

.9

0

.0

28

.9

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 39 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

111

100.0

2,774

100.0

111

100.0

2,996

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

32

28.8

2,227

80.3

102

91.9

2,361

78.8

Ed.D.

1

.9

68

2.5

7

6.3

76

2.5

Psy.D.

7

6.3

358

12.9

2

1.8

367

12.2

M.D.

0

.0

4

.1

0

.0

4

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

2

1.8

87

3.1

0

.0

89

3.0

Master痴

58

52.3

10

.4

0

.0

68

2.3

Baccalaureate/Associate

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Not specified

11

9.9

19

.7

0

.0

30

1.0

Years since degree

Less than 5

7

6.3

74

2.7

0

.0

81

2.7

5 - 9

12

10.8

159

5.7

1

.9

172

5.7

10 - 14

7

6.3

244

8.8

3

2.7

254

8.5

15 - 19

17

15.3

306

11.0

1

.9

324

10.8

20 - 24

10

9.0

424

15.3

5

4.5

439

14.7

25 or more

42

37.8

1,465

52.8

101

91.0

1,608

53.7

Not specified

16

14.4

102

3.7

0

.0

118

3.9

Mean

22.1

 

26.1

 

43.3

 

26.7

 

SD

12.8

 

12.1

 

14.3

 

12.7

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 39 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

111

100.0

2,774

100.0

111

100.0

2,996

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

.9

45

1.6

1

.9

47

1.6

Clinical

62

55.9

2,234

80.5

86

77.5

2,382

79.5

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Counseling psychology

5

4.5

96

3.5

8

7.2

109

3.6

Forensic

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Geropsychology

0

.0

2

.1

1

.9

3

.1

Health

0

.0

6

.2

1

.9

7

.2

School

4

3.6

23

.8

3

2.7

30

1.0

Subtotal

72

64.9

2,411

86.9

100

90.1

2,583

86.2

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

6

.2

0

.0

6

.2

Community

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Developmental

0

.0

14

.5

1

.9

15

.5

Educational

1

.9

5

.2

0

.0

6

.2

Experimental

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

General/Methods & Systems

1

.9

1

.0

0

.0

2

.1

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

4

.1

0

.0

4

.1

Neurosciences

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Personality

1

.9

4

.1

2

1.8

7

.2

Physiological/Psychobiology

1

.9

1

.0

0

.0

2

.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Social

0

.0

3

.1

1

.9

4

.1

Subtotal

4

3.6

45

1.6

4

3.6

53

1.8

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Business or Management

1

.9

1

.0

0

.0

2

.1

Counseling

1

.9

3

.1

0

.0

4

.1

Counselor Education

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Education, Teaching

0

.0

4

.1

0

.0

4

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

2

.1

1

.9

3

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Social Work

4

3.6

2

.1

0

.0

6

.2

Student Personnel

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Other

8

7.2

139

5.0

6

5.4

153

5.1

Subtotal

14

12.6

157

5.7

7

6.3

178

5.9

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

0

.0

19

.7

2

1.8

21

.7

Core science

4

3.6

41

1.5

4

3.6

49

1.6

Neither

86

77.5

2,553

92.0

105

94.6

2,744

91.6

Not specified

21

18.9

161

5.8

0

.0

182

6.1

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 39 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

111

100.0

2,774

100.0

111

100.0

2,996

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

23

20.7

992

35.8

52

46.8

1,067

35.6

Working part time

13

11.7

452

16.3

20

18.0

485

16.2

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

8

.3

1

.9

9

.3

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Not working and not seeking work

1

.9

7

.3

0

.0

8

.3

Retired and not working

2

1.8

30

1.1

10

9.0

42

1.4

Retired and still working

0

.0

17

.6

6

5.4

23

.8

Employed; status not known

0

.0

23

.8

1

.9

24

.8

Not specified

72

64.9

1,242

44.8

21

18.9

1,335

44.6

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

52

46.8

2,459

88.6

108

97.3

2,619

87.4

Not licensed/unknown

59

53.2

315

11.4

3

2.7

377

12.6

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

4.3

71

7.2

15

28.8

87

8.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

9

.9

0

.0

9

.8

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

17

1.7

2

3.8

19

1.8

Other academic settings

2

8.7

16

1.6

1

1.9

19

1.8

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

15

1.5

2

3.8

17

1.6

Independent practice

14

60.9

697

70.3

22

42.3

733

68.7

Hospital

0

.0

44

4.4

5

9.6

49

4.6

Clinic

2

8.7

28

2.8

0

.0

30

2.8

Other human service

0

.0

46

4.6

2

3.8

48

4.5

Business & industry

1

4.3

4

.4

0

.0

5

.5

Government

1

4.3

5

.5

0

.0

6

.6

Other

1

4.3

23

2.3

3

5.8

27

2.5

Not specified

1

4.3

17

1.7

0

.0

18

1.7

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

8.7

194

19.6

26

50.0

222

20.8

Education

9

39.1

504

50.8

27

51.9

540

50.6

Health/mental health services

16

69.6

832

83.9

36

69.2

884

82.8

Educational services

7

30.4

225

22.7

6

11.5

238

22.3

Other applied psychology

3

13.0

123

12.4

3

5.8

129

12.1

Management/administration

5

21.7

218

22.0

18

34.6

241

22.6

Other activities

6

26.1

184

18.5

11

21.2

201

18.8

Not specified

6

26.1

157

15.8

13

25.0

176

16.5

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

22

2.2

5

9.6

27

2.5

Education

2

8.7

60

6.0

7

13.5

69

6.5

Mental Health Services

14

60.9

711

71.7

22

42.3

747

70.0

Educational Services

0

.0

7

.7

0

.0

7

.7

Applied Psychology

0

.0

5

.5

0

.0

5

.5

Management/administration

1

4.3

27

2.7

4

7.7

32

3.0

Other activities

1

4.3

7

.7

0

.0

8

.7

Not specified

5

21.7

153

15.4

14

26.9

172

16.1

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 39 Members by Membership Status, 2009

39

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

1.8

34

1.2

7

6.3

43

1.4

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

20

.7

5

4.5

25

.8

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

3

.1

3

2.7

6

.2

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

6

.2

5

4.5

11

.4

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

2

.1

2

1.8

4

.1

7. Developmental Psychology

1

.9

15

.5

9

8.1

25

.8

8. Personality & Social

1

.9

39

1.4

14

12.6

54

1.8

9. SPSSI

0

.0

33

1.2

11

9.9

44

1.5

10. Psychology & the Arts

3

2.7

48

1.7

8

7.2

59

2.0

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

199

7.2

62

55.9

261

8.7

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

24

.9

8

7.2

32

1.1

14. SIOP

1

.9

12

.4

2

1.8

15

.5

15. Educational Psychology

0

.0

16

.6

4

3.6

20

.7

16. School Psychology

2

1.8

29

1.0

9

8.1

40

1.3

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

27

1.0

10

9.0

37

1.2

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

.9

13

.5

5

4.5

19

.6

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

5

.2

3

2.7

8

.3

20. Adult Development & Aging

2

1.8

29

1.0

7

6.3

38

1.3

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.0

2

1.8

3

.1

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

23

.8

6

5.4

29

1.0

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

3

.1

2

1.8

5

.2

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

1

.9

33

1.2

8

7.2

42

1.4

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

3

.1

2

1.8

5

.2

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

19

.7

7

6.3

26

.9

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

6

.2

4

3.6

10

.3

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

5

.2

5

4.5

10

.3

29. Psychotherapy

5

4.5

278

10.0

58

52.3

341

11.4

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

33

1.2

10

9.0

43

1.4

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

1

.9

23

.8

13

11.7

37

1.2

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

1.8

28

1.0

7

6.3

37

1.2

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

4

.1

3

2.7

7

.2

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

4

.1

3

2.7

7

.2

35. Psychology of Women

4

3.6

98

3.5

12

10.8

114

3.8

36. Psychology of Religion

3

2.7

56

2.0

5

4.5

64

2.1

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

22

.8

7

6.3

29

1.0

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

25

.9

6

5.4

31

1.0

39. Psychoanalysis

111

100.0

2,774

100.0

111

100.0

2,996

100.0

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

3

2.7

90

3.2

8

7.2

101

3.4

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

52

1.9

7

6.3

59

2.0

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

1

.9

353

12.7

36

32.4

390

13.0

43. Family Psychology

3

2.7

56

2.0

7

6.3

66

2.2

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

4

3.6

44

1.6

4

3.6

52

1.7

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

39

1.4

3

2.7

42

1.4

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

26

.9

7

6.3

33

1.1

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

17

.6

4

3.6

21

.7

48. Peace Psychology

1

.9

27

1.0

9

8.1

37

1.2

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

2

1.8

67

2.4

17

15.3

86

2.9

50. Addictions

0

.0

29

1.0

3

2.7

32

1.1

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

18

.6

8

7.2

26

.9

52. International

3

2.7

26

.9

20

18.0

49

1.6

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

35

1.3

5

4.5

40

1.3

54. Pediatric Psychology

1

.9

8

.3

5

4.5

14

.5

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

21

.8

8

7.2

29

1.0

56. Trauma Psychology

1

.9

129

4.7

17

15.3

147

4.9

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

78

70.3

1,618

58.3

10

9.0

1,706

56.9

Two

24

21.6

644

23.2

15

13.5

683

22.8

Three

5

4.5

282

10.2

19

17.1

306

10.2

Four or more

4

3.6

230

8.3

67

60.4

301

10.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

38

34.2

1,712

61.7

81

73.0

1,831

61.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

101

3.6

40

36.0

141

4.7

Counseling

0

.0

2

.1

3

2.7

5

.2

Forensic

0

.0

6

.2

3

2.7

9

.3

Family psychology

0

.0

4

.1

1

.9

5

.2

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

86

3.1

20

18.0

106

3.5

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

1

.0

1

.9

2

.1

Group psychology

0

.0

7

.3

3

2.7

10

.3

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

3

.1

5

4.5

8

.3

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

44

39.6

1,822

65.7

41

36.9

1,907

63.7

Total

111

100.0

2,774

100.0

111

100.0

2,996

100.0

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