Division 55: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 55 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

4

100.0

724

100.0

83

100.0

811

100.0

Gender

Men

3

75.0

459

63.4

61

73.5

523

64.5

Women

1

25.0

265

36.6

22

26.5

288

35.5

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

7

1.0

2

2.4

9

1.1

Asian

0

.0

4

.6

1

1.2

5

.6

Hispanic

0

.0

18

2.5

4

4.8

22

2.7

Black

0

.0

9

1.2

2

2.4

11

1.4

White

4

100.0

595

82.2

73

88.0

672

82.9

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

7

1.0

1

1.2

8

1.0

Not specified

0

.0

84

11.6

0

.0

84

10.4

Age

30 – 34

0

.0

5

.7

0

.0

5

.6

35 – 39

0

.0

28

3.9

0

.0

28

3.5

40 – 44

0

.0

37

5.1

1

1.2

38

4.7

45 – 49

0

.0

46

6.4

1

1.2

47

5.8

50 – 54

0

.0

91

12.6

6

7.2

97

12.0

55 – 59

1

25.0

139

19.2

21

25.3

161

19.9

60 – 64

1

25.0

191

26.4

18

21.7

210

25.9

65 – 69

0

.0

81

11.2

14

16.9

95

11.7

70 or older

1

25.0

68

9.4

21

25.3

90

11.1

Not specified

1

25.0

38

5.2

1

1.2

40

4.9

Mean

63.7

 

58.3

 

64.8

 

59.0

 

SD

6.5

 

9.7

 

10.4

 

10.0

 

Region

New England

0

.0

40

5.5

1

1.2

41

5.1

Middle Atlantic

1

25.0

71

9.8

11

13.3

83

10.2

East North Central

1

25.0

98

13.5

6

7.2

105

12.9

West North Central

0

.0

40

5.5

4

4.8

44

5.4

South Atlantic

0

.0

120

16.6

26

31.3

146

18.0

East South Central

0

.0

46

6.4

1

1.2

47

5.8

West South Central

0

.0

84

11.6

13

15.7

97

12.0

Mountain

0

.0

75

10.4

8

9.6

83

10.2

Pacific

2

50.0

134

18.5

13

15.7

149

18.4

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Canada

0

.0

7

1.0

0

.0

7

.9

Other

0

.0

6

.8

0

.0

6

.7

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 55 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

4

100.0

724

100.0

83

100.0

811

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

2

50.0

563

77.8

76

91.6

641

79.0

Ed.D.

1

25.0

28

3.9

5

6.0

34

4.2

Psy.D.

0

.0

112

15.5

2

2.4

114

14.1

M.D.

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

18

2.5

0

.0

18

2.2

Masters

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Not specified

1

25.0

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Years since degree

Less than 5

0

.0

19

2.6

0

.0

19

2.3

5 - 9

0

.0

49

6.8

0

.0

49

6.0

10 – 14

0

.0

71

9.8

0

.0

71

8.8

15 – 19

0

.0

108

14.9

7

8.4

115

14.2

20 – 24

0

.0

111

15.3

4

4.8

115

14.2

25 or more

3

75.0

343

47.4

72

86.7

418

51.5

Not specified

1

25.0

23

3.2

0

.0

24

3.0

Mean

30.7

 

23.9

 

34.1

 

25.0

 

SD

1.5

 

10.4

 

10.8

 

10.9

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 55 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

4

100.0

724

100.0

83

100.0

811

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

9

1.2

0

.0

9

1.1

Clinical

3

75.0

475

65.6

56

67.5

534

65.8

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

18

2.5

4

4.8

22

2.7

Counseling psychology

0

.0

73

10.1

6

7.2

79

9.7

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.2

1

.1

Forensic

1

25.0

11

1.5

1

1.2

13

1.6

Geropsychology

0

.0

7

1.0

0

.0

7

.9

Health

0

.0

16

2.2

6

7.2

22

2.7

School

0

.0

22

3.0

2

2.4

24

3.0

Subtotal

4

100.0

631

87.2

76

91.6

711

87.7

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Community

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Developmental

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Educational

0

.0

4

.6

0

.0

4

.5

Experimental

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

4

.6

0

.0

4

.5

Neurosciences

0

.0

3

.4

1

1.2

4

.5

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

10

1.4

0

.0

10

1.2

Social

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

0

.0

28

3.9

1

1.2

29

3.6

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

5

.7

2

2.4

7

.9

Business or Management

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

1

1.2

2

.2

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other

0

.0

8

1.1

2

2.4

10

1.2

Subtotal

0

.0

25

3.5

5

6.0

30

3.7

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

0

.0

29

4.0

8

9.6

37

4.6

Core science

0

.0

28

3.9

1

1.2

29

3.6

Neither

4

100.0

627

86.6

73

88.0

704

86.8

Not specified

0

.0

40

5.5

1

1.2

41

5.1

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 55 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

4

100.0

724

100.0

83

100.0

811

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

1

25.0

368

50.8

48

57.8

417

51.4

Working part time

1

25.0

55

7.6

7

8.4

63

7.8

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

3

.4

2

2.4

5

.6

Retired and not working

0

.0

12

1.7

7

8.4

19

2.3

Retired and still working

0

.0

6

.8

3

3.6

9

1.1

Employed; status not known

0

.0

5

.7

1

1.2

6

.7

Not specified

2

50.0

271

37.4

15

18.1

288

35.5

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

4

100.0

653

90.2

80

96.4

737

90.9

Not licensed/unknown

0

.0

71

9.8

3

3.6

74

9.1

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

22

6.0

8

16.7

30

7.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

7

1.9

0

.0

7

1.7

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

7

1.9

2

4.2

9

2.2

Other academic settings

0

.0

8

2.2

3

6.3

11

2.6

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

6

1.6

0

.0

6

1.4

Independent practice

1

100.0

202

54.9

22

45.8

225

54.0

Hospital

0

.0

30

8.2

5

10.4

35

8.4

Clinic

0

.0

16

4.3

0

.0

16

3.8

Other human service

0

.0

28

7.6

3

6.3

31

7.4

Business & industry

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Government

0

.0

21

5.7

1

2.1

22

5.3

Other

0

.0

18

4.9

4

8.3

22

5.3

Not specified

0

.0

2

.5

0

.0

2

.5

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

78

21.2

17

35.4

95

22.8

Education

0

.0

111

30.2

19

39.6

130

31.2

Health/mental health services

1

100.0

318

86.4

37

77.1

356

85.4

Educational services

0

.0

117

31.8

14

29.2

131

31.4

Other applied psychology

0

.0

94

25.5

15

31.3

109

26.1

Management/administration

0

.0

157

42.7

24

50.0

181

43.4

Other activities

0

.0

92

25.0

16

33.3

108

25.9

Not specified

0

.0

40

10.9

5

10.4

45

10.8

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

5

1.4

2

4.2

7

1.7

Education

0

.0

23

6.3

6

12.5

29

7.0

Mental Health Services

0

.0

265

72.0

25

52.1

290

69.5

Educational Services

0

.0

3

.8

1

2.1

4

1.0

Applied Psychology

0

.0

5

1.4

1

2.1

6

1.4

Management/administration

0

.0

29

7.9

9

18.8

38

9.1

Other activities

0

.0

2

.5

0

.0

2

.5

Not specified

1

100.0

36

9.8

4

8.3

41

9.8

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 55 Members by Membership Status, 2009

55

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

0

.0

12

1.7

10

12.0

22

2.7

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

8

1.1

5

6.0

13

1.6

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

3

3.6

4

.5

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

8

1.1

6

7.2

14

1.7

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

6

.8

6

7.2

12

1.5

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

5

.7

3

3.6

8

1.0

8. Personality & Social

0

.0

12

1.7

4

4.8

16

2.0

9. SPSSI

0

.0

5

.7

5

6.0

10

1.2

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

3

.4

4

4.8

7

.9

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

87

12.0

40

48.2

127

15.7

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

9

1.2

4

4.8

13

1.6

14. SIOP

0

.0

2

.3

3

3.6

5

.6

15. Educational Psychology

0

.0

7

1.0

5

6.0

12

1.5

16. School Psychology

0

.0

16

2.2

9

10.8

25

3.1

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

30

4.1

7

8.4

37

4.6

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

40

5.5

12

14.5

52

6.4

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

13

1.8

8

9.6

21

2.6

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

13

1.8

7

8.4

20

2.5

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

3

3.6

4

.5

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

25

3.5

11

13.3

36

4.4

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

2.4

3

.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

6

.8

3

3.6

9

1.1

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

9

1.2

4

4.8

13

1.6

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

7

8.4

8

1.0

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

4

.6

2

2.4

6

.7

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

23

3.2

9

10.8

32

3.9

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

63

8.7

34

41.0

97

12.0

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

26

3.6

6

7.2

32

3.9

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

43

5.9

38

45.8

81

10.0

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

8

1.1

4

4.8

12

1.5

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

12

1.7

3

3.6

15

1.8

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

2

.3

4

4.8

6

.7

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

16

2.2

15

18.1

31

3.8

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

15

2.1

5

6.0

20

2.5

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

12

1.7

7

8.4

19

2.3

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

57

7.9

20

24.1

77

9.5

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

21

2.9

8

9.6

29

3.6

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

114

15.7

18

21.7

132

16.3

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

47

6.5

12

14.5

59

7.3

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

160

22.1

45

54.2

205

25.3

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

24

3.3

17

20.5

41

5.1

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

14

1.9

8

9.6

22

2.7

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

7

1.0

14

16.9

21

2.6

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

13

1.8

13

15.7

26

3.2

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

16

2.2

4

4.8

20

2.5

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

8

1.1

4

4.8

12

1.5

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

9

1.2

7

8.4

16

2.0

50. Addictions

0

.0

16

2.2

8

9.6

24

3.0

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

6

.8

8

9.6

14

1.7

52. International

0

.0

9

1.2

22

26.5

31

3.8

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

24

3.3

6

7.2

30

3.7

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

9

1.2

8

9.6

17

2.1

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

4

100.0

724

100.0

83

100.0

811

100.0

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

22

3.0

18

21.7

40

4.9

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

4

100.0

258

35.6

4

4.8

266

32.8

Two

0

.0

197

27.2

7

8.4

204

25.2

Three

0

.0

116

16.0

12

14.5

128

15.8

Four or more

0

.0

153

21.1

60

72.3

213

26.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

2

50.0

523

72.2

75

90.4

600

74.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

33

4.6

27

32.5

60

7.4

Counseling

0

.0

2

.3

2

2.4

4

.5

School

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.2

1

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

6

.8

3

3.6

9

1.1

Forensic

0

.0

4

.6

4

4.8

8

1.0

Family psychology

0

.0

0

.0

3

3.6

3

.4

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

2

.3

1

1.2

3

.4

Clinical health

0

.0

3

.4

2

2.4

5

.6

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

3

.4

1

1.2

4

.5

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

1

.1

1

1.2

2

.2

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

3

.4

3

3.6

6

.7

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

2

50.0

504

69.6

46

55.4

552

68.1

Total

4

100.0

724

100.0

83

100.0

811

100.0

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