Division 38: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 38 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

54

100.0

2,199

100.0

440

100.0

2,693

100.0

Gender

Men

29

53.7

975

44.3

292

66.4

1,296

48.1

Women

25

46.3

1,217

55.3

148

33.6

1,390

51.6

Not specified

0

.0

7

.3

0

.0

7

.3

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

3

.1

1

.2

4

.1

Asian

1

1.9

55

2.5

8

1.8

64

2.4

Hispanic

2

3.7

51

2.3

12

2.7

65

2.4

Black

0

.0

39

1.8

7

1.6

46

1.7

White

34

63.0

1,633

74.3

406

92.3

2,073

77.0

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

1.9

13

.6

1

.2

15

.6

Not specified

16

29.6

405

18.4

5

1.1

426

15.8

Age

Under 30

2

3.7

11

.5

0

.0

13

.5

30 - 34

5

9.3

130

5.9

0

.0

135

5.0

35 - 39

1

1.9

205

9.3

2

.5

208

7.7

40 - 44

5

9.3

223

10.1

8

1.8

236

8.8

45 - 49

2

3.7

221

10.1

19

4.3

242

9.0

50 - 54

5

9.3

276

12.6

49

11.1

330

12.3

55 - 59

6

11.1

384

17.5

95

21.6

485

18.0

60 - 64

14

25.9

359

16.3

114

25.9

487

18.1

65 - 69

5

9.3

143

6.5

66

15.0

214

7.9

70 or older

6

11.1

132

6.0

81

18.4

219

8.1

Not specified

3

5.6

115

5.2

6

1.4

124

4.6

Mean

55.3

 

52.8

 

62.4

 

54.5

 

SD

14.2

 

11.9

 

9.7

 

12.1

 

Region

New England

5

9.3

227

10.3

37

8.4

269

10.0

Middle Atlantic

13

24.1

342

15.6

69

15.7

424

15.7

East North Central

5

9.3

332

15.1

50

11.4

387

14.4

West North Central

4

7.4

129

5.9

30

6.8

163

6.1

South Atlantic

4

7.4

354

16.1

102

23.2

460

17.1

East South Central

2

3.7

106

4.8

13

3.0

121

4.5

West South Central

4

7.4

154

7.0

29

6.6

187

6.9

Mountain

4

7.4

108

4.9

17

3.9

129

4.8

Pacific

5

9.3

347

15.8

81

18.4

433

16.1

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

2

3.7

7

.3

0

.0

9

.3

Canada

2

3.7

57

2.6

7

1.6

66

2.5

Other

4

7.4

36

1.6

5

1.1

45

1.7

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 38 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

54

100.0

2,199

100.0

440

100.0

2,693

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

20

37.0

1,875

85.3

429

97.5

2,324

86.3

Ed.D.

1

1.9

61

2.8

5

1.1

67

2.5

Psy.D.

0

.0

207

9.4

3

.7

210

7.8

M.D.

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

41

1.9

2

.5

43

1.6

Masters

32

59.3

6

.3

1

.2

39

1.4

Not specified

1

1.9

8

.4

0

.0

9

.3

Years since degree

Less than 5

7

13.0

214

9.7

0

.0

221

8.2

5 – 9

2

3.7

322

14.6

0

.0

324

12.0

10 – 14

7

13.0

295

13.4

8

1.8

310

11.5

15 – 19

9

16.7

294

13.4

22

5.0

325

12.1

20 – 24

3

5.6

288

13.1

46

10.5

337

12.5

25 or more

26

48.1

734

33.4

362

82.3

1,122

41.7

Not specified

0

.0

52

2.4

2

.5

54

2.0

Mean

23.2

 

19.4

 

33.3

 

21.8

 

SD

13.9

 

11.7

 

9.7

 

12.5

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 38 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

54

100.0

2,199

100.0

440

100.0

2,693

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

23

1.0

6

1.4

29

1.1

Clinical

13

24.1

976

44.4

171

38.9

1,160

43.1

Clinical neuropsychology

1

1.9

13

.6

2

.5

16

.6

Counseling psychology

6

11.1

151

6.9

11

2.5

168

6.2

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

Forensic

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Geropsychology

0

.0

14

.6

3

.7

17

.6

Health

11

20.4

421

19.1

88

20.0

520

19.3

School

2

3.7

13

.6

1

.2

16

.6

Sport psychology

0

.0

6

.3

2

.5

8

.3

Subtotal

33

61.1

1,620

73.7

285

64.8

1,938

72.0

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

6

.3

4

.9

10

.4

Community

0

.0

16

.7

8

1.8

24

.9

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

2

.5

2

.1

Developmental

1

1.9

16

.7

11

2.5

28

1.0

Educational

2

3.7

12

.5

1

.2

15

.6

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

2

.5

2

.1

Experimental

1

1.9

10

.5

5

1.1

16

.6

General/Methods & Systems

1

1.9

8

.4

1

.2

10

.4

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

16

.7

3

.7

19

.7

Neurosciences

0

.0

7

.3

5

1.1

12

.4

Personality

0

.0

6

.3

5

1.1

11

.4

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

9

.4

3

.7

12

.4

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

.1

4

.9

6

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

12

.5

8

1.8

20

.7

Social

1

1.9

69

3.1

37

8.4

107

4.0

Subtotal

6

11.1

189

8.6

99

22.5

294

10.9

Other fields

Anthropology

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Behavioral Medicine

1

1.9

54

2.5

13

3.0

68

2.5

Business or Management

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.0

1

.2

2

.1

Counseling

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Education, Teaching

2

3.7

8

.4

1

.2

11

.4

Epidemiology

0

.0

4

.2

3

.7

7

.3

Medicine

0

.0

4

.2

3

.7

7

.3

Nursing

0

.0

8

.4

1

.2

9

.3

Organizational Behavior

1

1.9

5

.2

1

.2

7

.3

Psychiatry

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Public Health

0

.0

13

.6

4

.9

17

.6

Rehabilitation

0

.0

20

.9

7

1.6

27

1.0

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

2

.1

2

.5

4

.1

Social Work

2

3.7

2

.1

0

.0

4

.1

Special Education

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Other

2

3.7

38

1.7

15

3.4

55

2.0

Subtotal

8

14.8

173

7.9

51

11.6

232

8.6

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

14

25.9

529

24.1

116

26.4

659

24.5

Core science

7

13.0

170

7.7

94

21.4

271

10.1

Neither

26

48.1

1,283

58.3

225

51.1

1,534

57.0

Not specified

7

13.0

217

9.9

5

1.1

229

8.5

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 38 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

54

100.0

2,199

100.0

440

100.0

2,693

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

20

37.0

1,038

47.2

298

67.7

1,356

50.4

Working part time

3

5.6

160

7.3

17

3.9

180

6.7

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

16

.7

0

.0

16

.6

Not working and seeking work

1

1.9

10

.5

1

.2

12

.4

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

7

.3

1

.2

8

.3

Retired and not working

1

1.9

25

1.1

23

5.2

49

1.8

Retired and still working

1

1.9

18

.8

7

1.6

26

1.0

Employed; status not known

0

.0

14

.6

1

.2

15

.6

Not specified

28

51.9

911

41.4

92

20.9

1,031

38.3

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

22

40.7

1,448

65.8

278

63.2

1,748

64.9

Not licensed/unknown

32

59.3

751

34.2

162

36.8

945

35.1

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

6

30.0

238

22.9

149

50.0

393

29.0

Four-year colleges

0

.0

34

3.3

4

1.3

38

2.8

Medical school/ Academic medical center

2

10.0

172

16.6

73

24.5

247

18.2

Other academic settings

1

5.0

30

2.9

6

2.0

37

2.7

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

10

1.0

2

.7

12

.9

Independent practice

3

15.0

241

23.2

17

5.7

261

19.2

Hospital

3

15.0

138

13.3

14

4.7

155

11.4

Clinic

2

10.0

24

2.3

1

.3

27

2.0

Other human service

1

5.0

56

5.4

6

2.0

63

4.6

Business & industry

0

.0

9

.9

0

.0

9

.7

Government

0

.0

37

3.6

14

4.7

51

3.8

Other

2

10.0

43

4.1

12

4.0

57

4.2

Not specified

0

.0

6

.6

0

.0

6

.4

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

20.0

567

54.6

229

76.8

800

59.0

Education

8

40.0

595

57.3

216

72.5

819

60.4

Health/mental health services

13

65.0

633

61.0

97

32.6

743

54.8

Educational services

4

20.0

182

17.5

29

9.7

215

15.9

Other applied psychology

3

15.0

218

21.0

31

10.4

252

18.6

Management/administration

5

25.0

481

46.3

185

62.1

671

49.5

Other activities

3

15.0

215

20.7

46

15.4

264

19.5

Not specified

5

25.0

119

11.5

40

13.4

164

12.1

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

236

22.7

134

45.0

370

27.3

Education

4

20.0

163

15.7

41

13.8

208

15.3

Mental Health Services

8

40.0

430

41.4

27

9.1

465

34.3

Educational Services

1

5.0

7

.7

0

.0

8

.6

Applied Psychology

0

.0

15

1.4

4

1.3

19

1.4

Management/administration

2

10.0

84

8.1

52

17.4

138

10.2

Other activities

0

.0

4

.4

2

.7

6

.4

Not specified

5

25.0

99

9.5

38

12.8

142

10.5

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 38 Members by Membership Status, 2009

38

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

3

5.6

50

2.3

51

11.6

104

3.9

2. Teaching of Psychology

5

9.3

56

2.5

24

5.5

85

3.2

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

6

.3

26

5.9

32

1.2

5. Evaluation & Measurement

3

5.6

43

2.0

30

6.8

76

2.8

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

1

1.9

13

.6

28

6.4

42

1.6

7. Developmental Psychology

1

1.9

24

1.1

21

4.8

46

1.7

8. Personality & Social

3

5.6

139

6.3

103

23.4

245

9.1

9. SPSSI

0

.0

45

2.0

46

10.5

91

3.4

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

20

.9

7

1.6

27

1.0

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

280

12.7

154

35.0

434

16.1

13. Consulting Psychology

2

3.7

42

1.9

19

4.3

63

2.3

14. SIOP

0

.0

17

.8

10

2.3

27

1.0

15. Educational Psychology

1

1.9

23

1.0

14

3.2

38

1.4

16. School Psychology

0

.0

15

.7

9

2.0

24

.9

17. Counseling Psychology

1

1.9

79

3.6

28

6.4

108

4.0

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

1.9

56

2.5

26

5.9

83

3.1

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

22

1.0

11

2.5

33

1.2

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

1.9

89

4.0

45

10.2

135

5.0

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

7

.3

6

1.4

13

.5

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

4

7.4

143

6.5

31

7.0

178

6.6

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

8

.4

11

2.5

19

.7

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

1

1.9

10

.5

9

2.0

20

.7

25. Behavior Analysis

1

1.9

35

1.6

25

5.7

61

2.3

26. History of Psychology

2

3.7

8

.4

22

5.0

32

1.2

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

45

2.0

34

7.7

79

2.9

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

1.9

28

1.3

34

7.7

63

2.3

29. Psychotherapy

1

1.9

108

4.9

38

8.6

147

5.5

30. Psychological Hypnosis

1

1.9

89

4.0

17

3.9

107

4.0

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

27

1.2

23

5.2

50

1.9

32. Humanistic Psychology

1

1.9

24

1.1

7

1.6

32

1.2

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

1.9

9

.4

10

2.3

20

.7

34. Population & Environmental

1

1.9

26

1.2

25

5.7

52

1.9

35. Psychology of Women

2

3.7

96

4.4

59

13.4

157

5.8

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

64

2.9

14

3.2

78

2.9

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

1

1.9

32

1.5

26

5.9

59

2.2

38. Health Psychology

54

100.0

2,199

100.0

440

100.0

2,693

100.0

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

25

1.1

6

1.4

31

1.2

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

6

11.1

197

9.0

28

6.4

231

8.6

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

57

2.6

8

1.8

65

2.4

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

197

9.0

41

9.3

238

8.8

43. Family Psychology

3

5.6

81

3.7

20

4.5

104

3.9

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

36

1.6

16

3.6

52

1.9

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

1.9

43

2.0

31

7.0

75

2.8

46. Media Psychology

4

7.4

27

1.2

22

5.0

53

2.0

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

5

9.3

79

3.6

23

5.2

107

4.0

48. Peace Psychology

2

3.7

19

.9

5

1.1

26

1.0

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

24

1.1

8

1.8

32

1.2

50. Addictions

2

3.7

73

3.3

45

10.2

120

4.5

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

9

.4

9

2.0

18

.7

52. International

2

3.7

30

1.4

37

8.4

69

2.6

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

44

2.0

30

6.8

74

2.7

54. Pediatric Psychology

2

3.7

110

5.0

46

10.5

158

5.9

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

57

2.6

20

4.5

77

2.9

56. Trauma Psychology

1

1.9

47

2.1

19

4.3

67

2.5

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

23

42.6

822

37.4

33

7.5

878

32.6

Two

16

29.6

681

31.0

107

24.3

804

29.9

Three

5

9.3

353

16.1

86

19.5

444

16.5

Four or more

10

18.5

343

15.6

214

48.6

567

21.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

16

29.6

890

40.5

166

37.7

1,072

39.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

34

1.5

50

11.4

84

3.1

Counseling

0

.0

6

.3

2

.5

8

.3

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

School

0

.0

3

.1

2

.5

5

.2

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

11

.5

6

1.4

17

.6

Forensic

0

.0

4

.2

2

.5

6

.2

Family psychology

0

.0

1

.0

6

1.4

7

.3

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

2

.1

5

1.1

7

.3

Clinical health

1

1.9

39

1.8

28

6.4

68

2.5

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

3

.1

8

1.8

11

.4

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

7

.3

6

1.4

13

.5

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

2

.1

1

.2

3

.1

Experimental hypnosis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

12

22.2

1,121

51.0

137

31.1

1,270

47.2

Total

54

100.0

2,199

100.0

440

100.0

2,693

100.0

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