Division 24: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 24 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

18

100.0

288

100.0

107

100.0

413

100.0

Gender

Men

15

83.3

232

80.6

90

84.1

337

81.6

Women

3

16.7

56

19.4

17

15.9

76

18.4

Race/ethnicity

Asian

2

11.1

4

1.4

1

.9

7

1.7

Hispanic

1

5.6

6

2.1

3

2.8

10

2.4

Black

0

.0

2

.7

2

1.9

4

1.0

White

11

61.1

227

78.8

92

86.0

330

79.9

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Not specified

4

22.2

48

16.7

9

8.4

61

14.8

Age

30 - 34

0

.0

2

.7

0

.0

2

.5

35 - 39

1

5.6

13

4.5

0

.0

14

3.4

40 - 44

0

.0

8

2.8

2

1.9

10

2.4

45 - 49

2

11.1

16

5.6

1

.9

19

4.6

50 - 54

4

22.2

28

9.7

8

7.5

40

9.7

55 - 59

1

5.6

36

12.5

14

13.1

51

12.3

60 - 64

4

22.2

44

15.3

12

11.2

60

14.5

65 - 69

6

33.3

27

9.4

11

10.3

44

10.7

70 or older

0

.0

90

31.3

56

52.3

146

35.4

Not specified

0

.0

24

8.3

3

2.8

27

6.5

Mean

58.3

 

63.9

 

71.0

 

65.6

 

SD

8.9

 

14.2

 

13.2

 

14.1

 

Region

New England

1

5.6

29

10.1

15

14.0

45

10.9

Middle Atlantic

1

5.6

74

25.7

28

26.2

103

24.9

East North Central

2

11.1

30

10.4

9

8.4

41

9.9

West North Central

0

.0

13

4.5

5

4.7

18

4.4

South Atlantic

3

16.7

31

10.8

18

16.8

52

12.6

East South Central

0

.0

8

2.8

0

.0

8

1.9

West South Central

2

11.1

17

5.9

2

1.9

21

5.1

Mountain

0

.0

18

6.3

7

6.5

25

6.1

Pacific

4

22.2

40

13.9

17

15.9

61

14.8

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

5.6

1

.3

0

.0

2

.5

Canada

1

5.6

20

6.9

3

2.8

24

5.8

Other

3

16.7

7

2.4

3

2.8

13

3.1

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 24 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

18

100.0

288

100.0

107

100.0

413

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

3

16.7

264

91.7

100

93.5

367

88.9

Ed.D.

0

.0

6

2.1

1

.9

7

1.7

Psy.D.

1

5.6

7

2.4

1

.9

9

2.2

M.D.

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.2

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

6

2.1

3

2.8

9

2.2

Masters

13

72.2

2

.7

1

.9

16

3.9

Not specified

1

5.6

3

1.0

0

.0

4

1.0

Years since degree

Less than 5

2

11.1

11

3.8

0

.0

13

3.1

5 - 9

4

22.2

15

5.2

1

.9

20

4.8

10 – 14

2

11.1

26

9.0

2

1.9

30

7.3

15 – 19

0

.0

31

10.8

4

3.7

35

8.5

20 – 24

3

16.7

31

10.8

4

3.7

38

9.2

25 or more

6

33.3

168

58.3

94

87.9

268

64.9

Not specified

1

5.6

6

2.1

2

1.9

9

2.2

Mean

18.3

 

29.5

 

41.0

 

32.0

 

SD

12.6

 

15.0

 

14.0

 

15.7

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 24 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

18

100.0

288

100.0

107

100.0

413

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Clinical

6

33.3

134

46.5

32

29.9

172

41.6

Counseling psychology

0

.0

25

8.7

6

5.6

31

7.5

Forensic

0

.0

2

.7

0

.0

2

.5

Health

0

.0

3

1.0

2

1.9

5

1.2

School

1

5.6

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

Subtotal

7

38.9

164

56.9

40

37.4

211

51.1

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

6

2.1

2

1.9

8

1.9

Community

0

.0

1

.3

1

.9

2

.5

Developmental

1

5.6

9

3.1

4

3.7

14

3.4

Educational

0

.0

3

1.0

0

.0

3

.7

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.2

Experimental

0

.0

2

.7

9

8.4

11

2.7

General/Methods & Systems

1

5.6

17

5.9

13

12.1

31

7.5

Industrial/Organizational

1

5.6

4

1.4

0

.0

5

1.2

Neurosciences

0

.0

2

.7

0

.0

2

.5

Personality

1

5.6

14

4.9

5

4.7

20

4.8

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

3

1.0

2

1.9

5

1.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.3

1

.9

2

.5

Social

0

.0

8

2.8

14

13.1

22

5.3

Subtotal

4

22.2

71

24.7

52

48.6

127

30.8

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Cognitive science

1

5.6

1

.3

0

.0

2

.5

Counseling

1

5.6

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Education, Teaching

1

5.6

4

1.4

1

.9

6

1.5

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.3

1

.9

2

.5

Theology/Religion

0

.0

4

1.4

0

.0

4

1.0

Other

0

.0

19

6.6

11

10.3

30

7.3

Subtotal

3

16.7

35

12.2

13

12.1

51

12.3

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

2

11.1

13

4.5

4

3.7

19

4.6

Core science

4

22.2

69

24.0

52

48.6

125

30.3

Neither

8

44.4

188

65.3

49

45.8

245

59.3

Not specified

4

22.2

18

6.3

2

1.9

24

5.8

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 24 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

18

100.0

288

100.0

107

100.0

413

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

4

22.2

96

33.3

42

39.3

142

34.4

Working part time

1

5.6

29

10.1

5

4.7

35

8.5

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Not working and not seeking work

1

5.6

0

.0

1

.9

2

.5

Retired and not working

2

11.1

24

8.3

18

16.8

44

10.7

Retired and still working

0

.0

7

2.4

9

8.4

16

3.9

Employed; status not known

0

.0

2

.7

2

1.9

4

1.0

Not specified

10

55.6

128

44.4

30

28.0

168

40.7

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

4

22.2

168

58.3

47

43.9

219

53.0

Not licensed/unknown

14

77.8

120

41.7

60

56.1

194

47.0

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

39

40.6

27

64.3

66

46.5

Four-year colleges

0

.0

13

13.5

4

9.5

17

12.0

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

1

1.0

0

.0

1

.7

Other academic settings

1

25.0

7

7.3

1

2.4

9

6.3

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

0

.0

1

2.4

1

.7

Independent practice

2

50.0

21

21.9

2

4.8

25

17.6

Hospital

0

.0

6

6.3

1

2.4

7

4.9

Clinic

1

25.0

0

.0

1

2.4

2

1.4

Other human service

0

.0

4

4.2

0

.0

4

2.8

Government

0

.0

2

2.1

2

4.8

4

2.8

Other

0

.0

3

3.1

3

7.1

6

4.2

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

50.0

55

57.3

32

76.2

89

62.7

Education

2

50.0

66

68.8

31

73.8

99

69.7

Health/mental health services

3

75.0

44

45.8

13

31.0

60

42.3

Educational services

0

.0

17

17.7

5

11.9

22

15.5

Other applied psychology

0

.0

17

17.7

6

14.3

23

16.2

Management/administration

1

25.0

38

39.6

22

52.4

61

43.0

Other activities

2

50.0

23

24.0

9

21.4

34

23.9

Not specified

2

50.0

17

17.7

6

14.3

25

17.6

 

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

14

14.6

14

33.3

28

19.7

Education

1

25.0

32

33.3

12

28.6

45

31.7

Mental Health Services

2

50.0

24

25.0

3

7.1

29

20.4

Applied Psychology

0

.0

1

1.0

0

.0

1

.7

Management/administration

0

.0

7

7.3

6

14.3

13

9.2

Other activities

0

.0

0

.0

1

2.4

1

.7

Not specified

1

25.0

18

18.8

6

14.3

25

17.6

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 24 Members by Membership Status, 2009

24

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

11.1

38

13.2

45

42.1

85

20.6

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

26

9.0

18

16.8

44

10.7

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

4

1.4

21

19.6

25

6.1

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

9

3.1

12

11.2

21

5.1

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

4

1.4

8

7.5

12

2.9

7. Developmental Psychology

1

5.6

7

2.4

12

11.2

20

4.8

8. Personality & Social

3

16.7

43

14.9

34

31.8

80

19.4

9. SPSSI

0

.0

17

5.9

24

22.4

41

9.9

10. Psychology & the Arts

3

16.7

25

8.7

16

15.0

44

10.7

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

32

11.1

19

17.8

51

12.3

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

5

1.7

6

5.6

11

2.7

14. SIOP

2

11.1

7

2.4

4

3.7

13

3.1

15. Educational Psychology

1

5.6

10

3.5

13

12.1

24

5.8

16. School Psychology

2

11.1

4

1.4

4

3.7

10

2.4

17. Counseling Psychology

2

11.1

20

6.9

12

11.2

34

8.2

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

7

2.4

3

2.8

10

2.4

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

5.6

3

1.0

4

3.7

8

1.9

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

16

5.6

9

8.4

25

6.1

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.3

3

2.8

4

1.0

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

5.6

7

2.4

2

1.9

10

2.4

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

5

1.7

4

3.7

9

2.2

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

18

100.0

288

100.0

107

100.0

413

100.0

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

4

1.4

9

8.4

13

3.1

26. History of Psychology

3

16.7

47

16.3

50

46.7

100

24.2

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

7

2.4

7

6.5

14

3.4

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

7

2.4

4

3.7

11

2.7

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

41

14.2

14

13.1

55

13.3

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

13

4.5

6

5.6

19

4.6

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

2

.7

6

5.6

8

1.9

32. Humanistic Psychology

3

16.7

51

17.7

26

24.3

80

19.4

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

1

.3

3

2.8

4

1.0

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

3

1.0

7

6.5

10

2.4

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

15

5.2

10

9.3

25

6.1

36. Psychology of Religion

2

11.1

40

13.9

16

15.0

58

14.0

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

2

11.1

2

.7

3

2.8

7

1.7

38. Health Psychology

1

5.6

10

3.5

9

8.4

20

4.8

39. Psychoanalysis

1

5.6

33

11.5

8

7.5

42

10.2

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

17

5.9

4

3.7

21

5.1

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

9

3.1

6

5.6

15

3.6

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

25

8.7

6

5.6

31

7.5

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

14

4.9

5

4.7

19

4.6

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

6

2.1

6

5.6

12

2.9

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

6

2.1

9

8.4

15

3.6

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

8

2.8

6

5.6

14

3.4

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

9

3.1

3

2.8

12

2.9

48. Peace Psychology

1

5.6

12

4.2

11

10.3

24

5.8

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

16

5.6

3

2.8

19

4.6

50. Addictions

0

.0

7

2.4

3

2.8

10

2.4

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

3

1.0

5

4.7

8

1.9

52. International

0

.0

7

2.4

14

13.1

21

5.1

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

5.6

6

2.1

3

2.8

10

2.4

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

2

.7

4

3.7

6

1.5

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

6

2.1

3

2.8

9

2.2

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

7

2.4

5

4.7

12

2.9

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

2

11.1

62

21.5

5

4.7

69

16.7

Two

7

38.9

63

21.9

10

9.3

80

19.4

Three

4

22.2

60

20.8

20

18.7

84

20.3

Four or more

5

27.8

103

35.8

72

67.3

180

43.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

1

5.6

112

38.9

25

23.4

138

33.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

9

3.1

7

6.5

16

3.9

Counseling

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

School

0

.0

1

.3

1

.9

2

.5

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.2

Family psychology

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.2

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.3

2

1.9

3

.7

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

1

5.6

88

30.6

15

14.0

104

25.2

Total

18

100.0

288

100.0

107

100.0

413

100.0