Division 17: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

63

100.0

1,798

100.0

348

100.0

2,209

100.0

Gender

Men

31

49.2

904

50.3

221

63.5

1,156

52.3

Women

31

49.2

892

49.6

127

36.5

1,050

47.5

Not specified

1

1.6

2

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

7

.4

2

.6

9

.4

Asian

4

6.3

68

3.8

18

5.2

90

4.1

Hispanic

2

3.2

49

2.7

19

5.5

70

3.2

Black

2

3.2

82

4.6

22

6.3

106

4.8

White

41

65.1

1,331

74.0

280

80.5

1,652

74.8

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

1.6

21

1.2

1

.3

23

1.0

Not specified

13

20.6

240

13.3

6

1.7

259

11.7

Age

Under 30

5

7.9

4

.2

0

.0

9

.4

30 - 34

3

4.8

82

4.6

0

.0

85

3.8

35 - 39

2

3.2

144

8.0

5

1.4

151

6.8

40 - 44

4

6.3

160

8.9

18

5.2

182

8.2

45 - 49

6

9.5

174

9.7

25

7.2

205

9.3

50 - 54

5

7.9

190

10.6

33

9.5

228

10.3

55 - 59

8

12.7

255

14.2

54

15.5

317

14.4

60 - 64

13

20.6

306

17.0

70

20.1

389

17.6

65 - 69

2

3.2

170

9.5

43

12.4

215

9.7

70 or older

13

20.6

251

14.0

91

26.1

355

16.1

Not specified

2

3.2

62

3.4

9

2.6

73

3.3

Mean

56.8

 

56.2

 

63.6

 

57.4

 

SD

16.4

 

13.7

 

13.2

 

14.0

 

Region

New England

2

3.2

104

5.8

15

4.3

121

5.5

Middle Atlantic

18

28.6

276

15.4

42

12.1

336

15.2

East North Central

8

12.7

310

17.2

60

17.2

378

17.1

West North Central

5

7.9

184

10.2

46

13.2

235

10.6

South Atlantic

12

19.0

283

15.7

61

17.5

356

16.1

East South Central

1

1.6

90

5.0

14

4.0

105

4.8

West South Central

3

4.8

152

8.5

22

6.3

177

8.0

Mountain

0

.0

112

6.2

25

7.2

137

6.2

Pacific

9

14.3

215

12.0

56

16.1

280

12.7

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

1.6

5

.3

0

.0

6

.3

Canada

0

.0

28

1.6

4

1.1

32

1.4

Other

4

6.3

39

2.2

3

.9

46

2.1

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

63

100.0

1,798

100.0

348

100.0

2,209

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

10

15.9

1,542

85.8

308

88.5

1,860

84.2

Ed.D.

5

7.9

185

10.3

35

10.1

225

10.2

Psy.D.

2

3.2

26

1.4

1

.3

29

1.3

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

21

1.2

4

1.1

25

1.1

Masters

42

66.7

15

.8

0

.0

57

2.6

Baccalaureate/Associate

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Not specified

4

6.3

8

.4

0

.0

12

.5

Years since degree

Less than 5

8

12.7

143

8.0

0

.0

151

6.8

5 – 9

9

14.3

227

12.6

6

1.7

242

11.0

10 – 14

8

12.7

206

11.5

20

5.7

234

10.6

15 – 19

10

15.9

266

14.8

25

7.2

301

13.6

20 – 24

4

6.3

219

12.2

40

11.5

263

11.9

25 or more

23

36.5

701

39.0

254

73.0

978

44.3

Not specified

1

1.6

36

2.0

3

.9

40

1.8

Mean

21.1

 

22.0

 

32.9

 

23.7

 

SD

15.1

 

13.4

 

13.1

 

14.0

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

63

100.0

1,798

100.0

348

100.0

2,209

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

1.6

7

.4

1

.3

9

.4

Clinical

7

11.1

157

8.7

38

10.9

202

9.1

Clinical neuropsychology

1

1.6

3

.2

1

.3

5

.2

Counseling psychology

31

49.2

1,255

69.8

257

73.9

1,543

69.9

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Forensic

0

.0

6

.3

0

.0

6

.3

Geropsychology

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Health

0

.0

17

.9

4

1.1

21

1.0

School

2

3.2

20

1.1

2

.6

24

1.1

Sport psychology

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Subtotal

42

66.7

1,470

81.8

304

87.4

1,816

82.2

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Community

0

.0

12

.7

0

.0

12

.5

Developmental

0

.0

6

.3

2

.6

8

.4

Educational

0

.0

19

1.1

3

.9

22

1.0

General/Methods & Systems

1

1.6

3

.2

5

1.4

9

.4

Industrial/Organizational

2

3.2

16

.9

8

2.3

26

1.2

Neurosciences

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Personality

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

4

.2

1

.3

5

.2

Social

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.1

Subtotal

3

4.8

67

3.7

21

6.0

91

4.1

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

2

.1

1

.3

3

.1

Business or Management

0

.0

3

.2

1

.3

4

.2

Counseling

7

11.1

20

1.1

1

.3

28

1.3

Counselor Education

0

.0

32

1.8

3

.9

35

1.6

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Education, Teaching

2

3.2

10

.6

1

.3

13

.6

Genetics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

12

.7

6

1.7

18

.8

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

2

.6

2

.1

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Other

0

.0

10

.6

3

.9

13

.6

Subtotal

9

14.3

98

5.5

18

5.2

125

5.7

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

4

6.3

60

3.3

14

4.0

78

3.5

Core science

1

1.6

43

2.4

15

4.3

59

2.7

Neither

49

77.8

1,532

85.2

314

90.2

1,895

85.8

Not specified

9

14.3

163

9.1

5

1.4

177

8.0

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 1 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

63

100.0

1,798

100.0

348

100.0

2,209

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

18

28.6

893

49.7

209

60.1

1,120

50.7

Working part time

9

14.3

124

6.9

17

4.9

150

6.8

Postdoctoral study

1

1.6

9

.5

2

.6

12

.5

Not working and seeking work

2

3.2

6

.3

0

.0

8

.4

Not working and not seeking work

2

3.2

2

.1

0

.0

4

.2

Retired and not working

1

1.6

78

4.3

43

12.4

122

5.5

Retired and still working

0

.0

23

1.3

12

3.4

35

1.6

Employed; status not known

0

.0

11

.6

1

.3

12

.5

Not specified

30

47.6

652

36.3

64

18.4

746

33.8

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

15

23.8

1,240

69.0

253

72.7

1,508

68.3

Not licensed/unknown

48

76.2

558

31.0

95

27.3

701

31.7

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

2

11.1

346

38.7

148

70.8

496

44.3

Four-year colleges

0

.0

20

2.2

5

2.4

25

2.2

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

18

2.0

7

3.3

25

2.2

Other academic settings

0

.0

24

2.7

4

1.9

28

2.5

Schools & other educational settings

2

11.1

7

.8

0

.0

9

.8

Independent practice

4

22.2

148

16.6

10

4.8

162

14.5

Hospital

2

11.1

32

3.6

5

2.4

39

3.5

Clinic

1

5.6

16

1.8

1

.5

18

1.6

Other human service

2

11.1

222

24.9

16

7.7

240

21.4

Business & industry

0

.0

5

.6

0

.0

5

.4

Government

3

16.7

22

2.5

2

1.0

27

2.4

Other

2

11.1

27

3.0

11

5.3

40

3.6

Not specified

0

.0

6

.7

0

.0

6

.5

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

376

42.1

152

72.7

528

47.1

Education

2

11.1

510

57.1

166

79.4

678

60.5

Health/mental health services

10

55.6

568

63.6

85

40.7

663

59.2

Educational services

9

50.0

230

25.8

36

17.2

275

24.6

Other applied psychology

3

16.7

220

24.6

42

20.1

265

23.7

Management/administration

7

38.9

444

49.7

125

59.8

576

51.4

Other activities

8

44.4

174

19.5

39

18.7

221

19.7

Not specified

7

38.9

120

13.4

20

9.6

147

13.1

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

91

10.2

52

24.9

143

12.8

Education

1

5.6

204

22.8

68

32.5

273

24.4

Mental Health Services

6

33.3

322

36.1

18

8.6

346

30.9

Educational Services

3

16.7

12

1.3

2

1.0

17

1.5

Applied Psychology

1

5.6

19

2.1

3

1.4

23

2.1

Management/administration

1

5.6

136

15.2

46

22.0

183

16.3

Other activities

0

.0

5

.6

3

1.4

8

.7

Not specified

6

33.3

104

11.6

17

8.1

127

11.3

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2009

17

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

3

4.8

36

2.0

21

6.0

60

2.7

2. Teaching of Psychology

3

4.8

51

2.8

21

6.0

75

3.4

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

7

2.0

8

.4

5. Evaluation & Measurement

1

1.6

29

1.6

27

7.8

57

2.6

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

1

.1

4

1.1

5

.2

7. Developmental Psychology

1

1.6

5

.3

7

2.0

13

.6

8. Personality & Social

7

11.1

50

2.8

22

6.3

79

3.6

9. SPSSI

3

4.8

23

1.3

20

5.7

46

2.1

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

1.6

22

1.2

3

.9

26

1.2

12. Clinical Psychology

1

1.6

62

3.4

47

13.5

110

5.0

13. Consulting Psychology

2

3.2

57

3.2

25

7.2

84

3.8

14. SIOP

2

3.2

20

1.1

17

4.9

39

1.8

15. Educational Psychology

6

9.5

47

2.6

14

4.0

67

3.0

16. School Psychology

6

9.5

33

1.8

9

2.6

48

2.2

17. Counseling Psychology

63

100.0

1,798

100.0

348

100.0

2,209

100.0

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

31

1.7

10

2.9

41

1.9

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

1.6

13

.7

11

3.2

25

1.1

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

1.6

27

1.5

14

4.0

42

1.9

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

4

1.1

5

.2

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

4

6.3

47

2.6

16

4.6

67

3.0

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

3

.2

4

1.1

7

.3

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

2

3.2

20

1.1

12

3.4

34

1.5

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

3

.2

6

1.7

9

.4

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

11

.6

13

3.7

24

1.1

27. Community Psychology

1

1.6

15

.8

14

4.0

30

1.4

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

1.6

11

.6

5

1.4

17

.8

29. Psychotherapy

7

11.1

162

9.0

60

17.2

229

10.4

30. Psychological Hypnosis

2

3.2

38

2.1

10

2.9

50

2.3

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

17

.9

18

5.2

35

1.6

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

3.2

35

1.9

14

4.0

51

2.3

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

1.6

9

.5

2

.6

12

.5

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

4

.2

7

2.0

11

.5

35. Psychology of Women

2

3.2

181

10.1

73

21.0

256

11.6

36. Psychology of Religion

5

7.9

86

4.8

17

4.9

108

4.9

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

3

4.8

19

1.1

5

1.4

27

1.2

38. Health Psychology

1

1.6

79

4.4

28

8.0

108

4.9

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

27

1.5

10

2.9

37

1.7

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

5

7.9

52

2.9

9

2.6

66

3.0

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

22

1.2

8

2.3

30

1.4

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

153

8.5

35

10.1

188

8.5

43. Family Psychology

6

9.5

84

4.7

32

9.2

122

5.5

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

95

5.3

43

12.4

138

6.2

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

6

9.5

148

8.2

79

22.7

233

10.5

46. Media Psychology

1

1.6

10

.6

9

2.6

20

.9

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

1

1.6

47

2.6

13

3.7

61

2.8

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

19

1.1

13

3.7

32

1.4

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

5

7.9

40

2.2

21

6.0

66

3.0

50. Addictions

0

.0

47

2.6

7

2.0

54

2.4

51. Men & Masculinity

2

3.2

52

2.9

33

9.5

87

3.9

52. International

2

3.2

36

2.0

48

13.8

86

3.9

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

4

6.3

18

1.0

6

1.7

28

1.3

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

10

.6

6

1.7

16

.7

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

30

1.7

7

2.0

37

1.7

56. Trauma Psychology

2

3.2

34

1.9

18

5.2

54

2.4

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

28

44.4

698

38.8

54

15.5

780

35.3

Two

15

23.8

567

31.5

90

25.9

672

30.4

Three

4

6.3

298

16.6

83

23.9

385

17.4

Four or more

16

25.4

235

13.1

121

34.8

372

16.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

17

27.0

773

43.0

143

41.1

933

42.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

11

.6

11

3.2

22

1.0

Counseling

0

.0

71

3.9

26

7.5

97

4.4

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

1

.1

3

.9

4

.2

School

0

.0

2

.1

1

.3

3

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Family psychology

0

.0

2

.1

9

2.6

11

.5

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.1

Clinical health

0

.0

2

.1

1

.3

3

.1

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

2

.1

3

.9

5

.2

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Experimental hypnosis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

10

15.9

785

43.7

106

30.5

901

40.8

Total

63

100.0

1,798

100.0

348

100.0

2,209

100.0

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