Division 18: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 18 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

34

100.0

313

100.0

82

100.0

429

100.0

Gender

Men

10

29.4

147

47.0

59

72.0

216

50.3

Women

23

67.6

165

52.7

23

28.0

211

49.2

Not specified

1

2.9

1

.3

0

.0

2

.5

Race/ethnicity

Asian

0

.0

5

1.6

0

.0

5

1.2

Hispanic

0

.0

9

2.9

2

2.4

11

2.6

Black

0

.0

7

2.2

1

1.2

8

1.9

White

26

76.5

243

77.6

70

85.4

339

79.0

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

2

.6

2

2.4

4

.9

Not specified

8

23.5

47

15.0

7

8.5

62

14.5

Age

Under 30

1

2.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

30 - 34

1

2.9

4

1.3

0

.0

5

1.2

35 - 39

1

2.9

13

4.2

1

1.2

15

3.5

40 - 44

0

.0

8

2.6

2

2.4

10

2.3

45 - 49

3

8.8

25

8.0

1

1.2

29

6.8

50 - 54

2

5.9

29

9.3

3

3.7

34

7.9

55 - 59

6

17.6

48

15.3

4

4.9

58

13.5

60 - 64

8

23.5

53

16.9

15

18.3

76

17.7

65 - 69

4

11.8

36

11.5

13

15.9

53

12.4

70 or older

6

17.6

71

22.7

36

43.9

113

26.3

Not specified

2

5.9

26

8.3

7

8.5

35

8.2

Mean

59.4

 

61.6

 

71.0

 

63.2

 

SD

12.0

 

13.2

 

14.0

 

13.8

 

Region

New England

1

2.9

35

11.2

15

18.3

51

11.9

Middle Atlantic

7

20.6

83

26.5

16

19.5

106

24.7

East North Central

3

8.8

42

13.4

8

9.8

53

12.4

West North Central

1

2.9

13

4.2

4

4.9

18

4.2

South Atlantic

6

17.6

36

11.5

13

15.9

55

12.8

East South Central

0

.0

9

2.9

0

.0

9

2.1

West South Central

1

2.9

15

4.8

1

1.2

17

4.0

Mountain

3

8.8

7

2.2

1

1.2

11

2.6

Pacific

11

32.4

57

18.2

17

20.7

85

19.8

Canada

0

.0

10

3.2

5

6.1

15

3.5

Other

1

2.9

6

1.9

2

2.4

9

2.1

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 18 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

28

100.0

749

100.0

117

100.0

894

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

7

25.0

595

79.4

110

94.0

712

79.6

Ed.D.

1

3.6

19

2.5

4

3.4

24

2.7

Psy.D.

5

17.9

114

15.2

0

.0

119

13.3

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

1

3.6

13

1.7

3

2.6

17

1.9

Masters

12

42.9

2

.3

0

.0

14

1.6

Not specified

2

7.1

6

.8

0

.0

8

.9

Years since degree

Less than 5

3

10.7

45

6.0

0

.0

48

5.4

5 - 9

3

10.7

88

11.7

2

1.7

93

10.4

10 - 14

2

7.1

103

13.8

2

1.7

107

12.0

15 – 19

4

14.3

99

13.2

5

4.3

108

12.1

20 – 24

5

17.9

92

12.3

2

1.7

99

11.1

25 or more

10

35.7

300

40.1

105

89.7

415

46.4

Not specified

1

3.6

22

2.9

1

.9

24

2.7

Mean

21.9

 

22.0

 

37.0

 

24.0

 

SD

14.1

 

12.7

 

12.5

 

13.7

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 18 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

28

100.0

749

100.0

117

100.0

894

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

11

1.5

1

.9

12

1.3

Clinical

12

42.9

458

61.1

69

59.0

539

60.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

7

.9

0

.0

7

.8

Counseling psychology

6

21.4

67

8.9

5

4.3

78

8.7

Forensic

0

.0

34

4.5

1

.9

35

3.9

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.7

2

.2

Health

0

.0

16

2.1

5

4.3

21

2.3

School

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Sport psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

18

64.3

597

79.7

83

70.9

698

78.1

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Community

0

.0

6

.8

7

6.0

13

1.5

Developmental

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Educational

2

7.1

1

.1

0

.0

3

.3

Experimental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Industrial/Organizational

1

3.6

13

1.7

3

2.6

17

1.9

Neurosciences

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Personality

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social

0

.0

2

.3

2

1.7

4

.4

Subtotal

3

10.7

31

4.1

16

13.7

50

5.6

Other fields

Cognitive science

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Counseling

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

1

3.6

11

1.5

1

.9

13

1.5

Education, Teaching

0

.0

2

.3

1

.9

3

.3

Law

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Political Science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Public Admin

1

3.6

6

.8

0

.0

7

.8

Public Health

1

3.6

2

.3

3

2.6

6

.7

Rehabilitation

0

.0

5

.7

0

.0

5

.6

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.6

4

.4

Social Work

2

7.1

0

.0

0

.0

2

.2

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other

0

.0

16

2.1

5

4.3

21

2.3

Subtotal

5

17.9

53

7.1

16

13.7

74

8.3

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

1

3.6

37

4.9

18

15.4

56

6.3

Core science

2

7.1

16

2.1

10

8.5

28

3.1

Neither

23

82.1

628

83.8

87

74.4

738

82.6

Not specified

2

7.1

68

9.1

2

1.7

72

8.1

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 18 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

28

100.0

749

100.0

117

100.0

894

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

7

25.0

408

54.5

65

55.6

480

53.7

Working part time

0

.0

27

3.6

10

8.5

37

4.1

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Retired and not working

5

17.9

20

2.7

17

14.5

42

4.7

Retired and still working

0

.0

9

1.2

6

5.1

15

1.7

Employed; status not known

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Not specified

16

57.1

277

37.0

19

16.2

312

34.9

 

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

11

39.3

605

80.8

89

76.1

705

78.9

Not licensed/unknown

17

60.7

144

19.2

28

23.9

189

21.1

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

32

7.8

17

26.2

49

10.2

Four-year colleges

1

14.3

2

.5

0

.0

3

.6

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

10

2.5

6

9.2

16

3.3

Other academic settings

0

.0

1

.2

4

6.2

5

1.0

Independent practice

1

14.3

60

14.7

2

3.1

63

13.1

Hospital

2

28.6

128

31.4

22

33.8

152

31.7

Clinic

1

14.3

18

4.4

1

1.5

20

4.2

Other human service

1

14.3

21

5.1

0

.0

22

4.6

Business & industry

0

.0

4

1.0

0

.0

4

.8

Government

1

14.3

106

26.0

8

12.3

115

24.0

Other

0

.0

23

5.6

5

7.7

28

5.8

Not specified

0

.0

3

.7

0

.0

3

.6

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

14.3

107

26.2

35

53.8

143

29.8

Education

4

57.1

164

40.2

37

56.9

205

42.7

Health/mental health services

6

85.7

325

79.7

34

52.3

365

76.0

Educational services

1

14.3

89

21.8

11

16.9

101

21.0

Other applied psychology

2

28.6

177

43.4

21

32.3

200

41.7

Management/administration

2

28.6

217

53.2

43

66.2

262

54.6

Other activities

2

28.6

90

22.1

15

23.1

107

22.3

Not specified

1

14.3

41

10.0

11

16.9

53

11.0

 

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

17

4.2

10

15.4

27

5.6

Education

0

.0

19

4.7

8

12.3

27

5.6

Mental Health Services

5

71.4

198

48.5

12

18.5

215

44.8

Educational Services

0

.0

4

1.0

1

1.5

5

1.0

Applied Psychology

0

.0

34

8.3

5

7.7

39

8.1

Management/administration

1

14.3

93

22.8

19

29.2

113

23.5

Other activities

0

.0

6

1.5

0

.0

6

1.3

Not specified

1

14.3

37

9.1

10

15.4

48

10.0

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 18 Members by Membership Status, 2009

18

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

1

3.6

16

2.1

11

9.4

28

3.1

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

5

.7

4

3.4

9

1.0

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

5

4.3

6

.7

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

13

1.7

16

13.7

29

3.2

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

3

.4

5

4.3

8

.9

7. Developmental Psychology

1

3.6

2

.3

4

3.4

7

.8

8. Personality & Social

2

7.1

25

3.3

9

7.7

36

4.0

9. SPSSI

2

7.1

14

1.9

10

8.5

26

2.9

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

3.6

4

.5

3

2.6

8

.9

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

111

14.8

53

45.3

164

18.3

13. Consulting Psychology

1

3.6

20

2.7

6

5.1

27

3.0

14. SIOP

1

3.6

17

2.3

7

6.0

25

2.8

15. Educational Psychology

1

3.6

12

1.6

3

2.6

16

1.8

16. School Psychology

2

7.1

5

.7

5

4.3

12

1.3

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

31

4.1

10

8.5

41

4.6

18. Psychologists in Public Service

28

100.0

749

100.0

117

100.0

894

100.0

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

17

2.3

6

5.1

23

2.6

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

14

1.9

12

10.3

26

2.9

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.6

4

.4

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

3.6

29

3.9

9

7.7

39

4.4

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.6

4

.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

7

.9

3

2.6

10

1.1

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

7

.9

8

6.8

15

1.7

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

3

.4

9

7.7

12

1.3

27. Community Psychology

1

3.6

15

2.0

12

10.3

28

3.1

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

10

1.3

10

8.5

20

2.2

29. Psychotherapy

1

3.6

38

5.1

18

15.4

57

6.4

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

12

1.6

3

2.6

15

1.7

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

17

2.3

17

14.5

34

3.8

32. Humanistic Psychology

1

3.6

8

1.1

2

1.7

11

1.2

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

2

7.1

6

.8

3

2.6

11

1.2

34. Population & Environmental

1

3.6

4

.5

4

3.4

9

1.0

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

32

4.3

10

8.5

42

4.7

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

14

1.9

5

4.3

19

2.1

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

10

1.3

9

7.7

19

2.1

38. Health Psychology

1

3.6

56

7.5

26

22.2

83

9.3

39. Psychoanalysis

1

3.6

13

1.7

5

4.3

19

2.1

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

2

7.1

62

8.3

15

12.8

79

8.8

41. Psychology-Law Society

2

7.1

94

12.6

19

16.2

115

12.9

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

59

7.9

27

23.1

86

9.6

43. Family Psychology

1

3.6

13

1.7

11

9.4

25

2.8

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

8

1.1

3

2.6

11

1.2

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

3.6

30

4.0

12

10.3

43

4.8

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

4

.5

4

3.4

8

.9

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

15

2.0

5

4.3

20

2.2

48. Peace Psychology

1

3.6

10

1.3

5

4.3

16

1.8

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

8

1.1

5

4.3

13

1.5

50. Addictions

0

.0

24

3.2

13

11.1

37

4.1

51. Men & Masculinity

1

3.6

4

.5

5

4.3

10

1.1

52. International

2

7.1

9

1.2

16

13.7

27

3.0

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

8

1.1

6

5.1

14

1.6

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

9

1.2

6

5.1

15

1.7

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

40

5.3

12

10.3

52

5.8

56. Trauma Psychology

4

14.3

63

8.4

18

15.4

85

9.5

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

15

53.6

285

38.1

14

12.0

314

35.1

Two

4

14.3

220

29.4

19

16.2

243

27.2

Three

2

7.1

123

16.4

21

17.9

146

16.3

Four or more

7

25.0

121

16.2

63

53.8

191

21.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

6

21.4

379

50.6

75

64.1

460

51.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

28

3.7

33

28.2

61

6.8

Counseling

0

.0

6

.8

1

.9

7

.8

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

School

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.4

2

1.7

5

.6

Forensic

0

.0

12

1.6

4

3.4

16

1.8

Family psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.7

2

.2

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

2

.3

1

.9

3

.3

Clinical health

0

.0

4

.5

1

.9

5

.6

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

2

.3

1

.9

3

.3

Experimental hypnosis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

7

25.0

451

60.2

53

45.3

511

57.2

Total

28

100.0

749

100.0

117

100.0

894

100.0

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