Division 56: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

48

100.0

867

100.0

141

100.0

1,056

100.0

Gender

Men

17

35.4

285

32.9

72

51.1

374

35.4

Women

31

64.6

580

66.9

69

48.9

680

64.4

Not specified

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

3

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Asian

1

2.1

16

1.8

2

1.4

19

1.8

Hispanic

0

.0

34

3.9

3

2.1

37

3.5

Black

1

2.1

13

1.5

4

2.8

18

1.7

White

19

39.6

580

66.9

127

90.1

726

68.8

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

8

.9

0

.0

8

.8

Not specified

27

56.3

213

24.6

5

3.5

245

23.2

Age

Under 30

4

8.3

3

.3

0

.0

7

.7

30 - 34

10

20.8

44

5.1

0

.0

54

5.1

35 - 39

3

6.3

66

7.6

2

1.4

71

6.7

40 - 44

3

6.3

83

9.6

0

.0

86

8.1

45 - 49

5

10.4

63

7.3

7

5.0

75

7.1

50 - 54

3

6.3

94

10.8

15

10.6

112

10.6

55 - 59

5

10.4

129

14.9

18

12.8

152

14.4

60 - 64

7

14.6

161

18.6

31

22.0

199

18.8

65 - 69

4

8.3

99

11.4

26

18.4

129

12.2

70 or older

4

8.3

89

10.3

39

27.7

132

12.5

Not specified

0

.0

36

4.2

3

2.1

39

3.7

Mean

48.5

55.3

64.3

56.2

SD

15.3

12.1

10.2

12.5

Region

New England

3

6.3

77

8.9

20

14.2

100

9.5

Middle Atlantic

10

20.8

173

20.0

30

21.3

213

20.2

East North Central

3

6.3

106

12.2

11

7.8

120

11.4

West North Central

0

.0

44

5.1

4

2.8

48

4.5

South Atlantic

12

25.0

142

16.4

31

22.0

185

17.5

East South Central

1

2.1

22

2.5

2

1.4

25

2.4

West South Central

2

4.2

39

4.5

6

4.3

47

4.5

Mountain

2

4.2

53

6.1

6

4.3

61

5.8

Pacific

11

22.9

176

20.3

27

19.1

214

20.3

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Canada

3

6.3

15

1.7

3

2.1

21

2.0

Other

1

2.1

16

1.8

1

.7

18

1.7

Source: 2012 APA Directory. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

48

100.0

867

100.0

141

100.0

1,056

100.0

Highest degree

PhD

5

10.4

648

74.7

128

90.8

781

74.0

EdD

1

2.1

23

2.7

10

7.1

34

3.2

PsyD

2

4.2

173

20.0

3

2.1

178

16.9

MD

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

1

2.1

19

2.2

0

.0

20

1.9

Masters

39

81.3

0

.0

0

.0

39

3.7

Not specified

0

.0

3

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Years since degree

Less than 5

12

25.0

91

10.5

0

.0

103

9.8

5 – 9

11

22.9

110

12.7

3

2.1

124

11.7

10 – 14

5

10.4

124

14.3

3

2.1

132

12.5

15 – 19

6

12.5

97

11.2

10

7.1

113

10.7

20 – 24

3

6.3

114

13.1

14

9.9

131

12.4

25 or more

11

22.9

312

36.0

111

78.7

434

41.1

Not specified

0

.0

19

2.2

0

.0

19

1.8

Mean

13.7

20.2

33.3

21.7

SD

10.5

12.1

11.2

12.9

Source: 2012 APA Directory. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2012

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

Total

48

100.0

867

100.0

141

100.0

1,056

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

2.1

27

3.1

0

.0

28

2.7

Clinical

13

27.1

550

63.4

81

57.4

644

61.0

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.4

Counseling psychology

5

10.4

68

7.8

6

4.3

79

7.5

Family

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.4

3

.3

Forensic

1

2.1

5

.6

2

1.4

8

.8

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.4

3

.3

Health

0

.0

8

.9

4

2.8

12

1.1

School

1

2.1

4

.5

5

3.5

10

.9

Sport psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Subtotal

21

43.8

667

76.9

104

73.8

792

75.0

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

5

.6

1

.7

6

.6

Community

1

2.1

3

.3

4

2.8

8

.8

Developmental

0

.0

7

.8

3

2.1

10

.9

Educational

0

.0

4

.5

1

.7

5

.5

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Experimental

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.4

2

.2

General/Methods & Systems

1

2.1

1

.1

1

.7

3

.3

Industrial/Organizational

1

2.1

4

.5

0

.0

5

.5

Neurosciences

0

.0

2

.2

2

1.4

4

.4

Personality

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social

0

.0

2

.2

5

3.5

7

.7

Subtotal

3

6.3

34

3.9

20

14.2

57

5.4

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

1

2.1

11

1.3

4

2.8

16

1.5

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Education, Teaching

1

2.1

2

.2

0

.0

3

.3

Epidemiology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Law

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Political Science

1

2.1

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Social Work

1

2.1

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Other

4

8.3

17

2.0

7

5.0

28

2.7

Subtotal

8

16.7

38

4.4

15

10.6

61

5.8

Science designation

General science

3

6.3

19

2.2

10

7.1

32

3.0

Core science

2

4.2

28

3.2

18

12.8

48

4.5

Neither

27

56.3

692

79.8

111

78.7

830

78.6

Not specified

16

33.3

128

14.8

2

1.4

146

13.8

Source: 2012 APA Directory. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2012

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

48

100.0

867

100.0

141

100.0

1,056

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

10

20.8

374

43.1

92

65.2

476

45.1

Working part time

3

6.3

75

8.7

8

5.7

86

8.1

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.4

Not working and seeking work

1

2.1

3

.3

0

.0

4

.4

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

2

.2

1

.7

3

.3

Retired and not working

0

.0

6

.7

3

2.1

9

.9

Retired and still working

0

.0

7

.8

9

6.4

16

1.5

Other

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Employed; status not known

1

2.1

3

.3

0

.0

4

.4

Not specified

33

68.8

393

45.3

27

19.1

453

42.9

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

11

22.9

637

73.5

117

83.0

765

72.4

Not licensed/unknown

37

77.1

230

26.5

24

17.0

291

27.6

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

56

15.0

39

42.4

95

20.0

Four-year colleges

0

.0

7

1.9

1

1.1

8

1.7

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

23

6.1

8

8.7

31

6.5

Other academic settings

0

.0

8

2.1

7

7.6

15

3.2

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

2

.5

0

.0

2

.4

Independent practice

3

30.0

144

38.5

21

22.8

168

35.3

Hospital

1

10.0

49

13.1

8

8.7

58

12.2

Clinic

0

.0

14

3.7

0

.0

14

2.9

Other human service

3

30.0

25

6.7

1

1.1

29

6.1

Business & industry

1

10.0

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

Government

2

20.0

26

7.0

1

1.1

29

6.1

Other

0

.0

13

3.5

6

6.5

19

4.0

Not specified

0

.0

7

1.9

0

.0

7

1.5

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

40.0

139

37.2

60

65.2

203

42.6

Education

4

40.0

184

49.2

70

76.1

258

54.2

Health/mental health services

7

70.0

297

79.4

55

59.8

359

75.4

Educational services

3

30.0

79

21.1

22

23.9

104

21.8

Other applied psychology

3

30.0

85

22.7

19

20.7

107

22.5

Management/administration

5

50.0

147

39.3

54

58.7

206

43.3

Other employment activities

4

40.0

86

23.0

26

28.3

116

24.4

Not specified

0

.0

32

8.6

5

5.4

37

7.8

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

43

11.5

23

25.0

66

13.9

Education

1

10.0

43

11.5

23

25.0

67

14.1

Mental Health Services

5

50.0

208

55.6

23

25.0

236

49.6

Educational Services

0

.0

5

1.3

2

2.2

7

1.5

Applied Psychology

0

.0

4

1.1

2

2.2

6

1.3

Management/administration

2

20.0

31

8.3

13

14.1

46

9.7

Other activities

2

20.0

3

.8

0

.0

5

1.1

Not specified

0

.0

37

9.9

6

6.5

43

9.0

Source: 2012 APA Directory and 2010 Employment Update, supplemented with earlier surveys. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.