Division 54: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 54 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

38

100.0

1,104

100.0

141

100.0

1,283

100.0

Gender

Men

4

10.5

314

28.4

92

65.2

410

32.0

Women

34

89.5

788

71.4

49

34.8

871

67.9

Not specified

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.3

Asian

2

5.3

22

2.0

1

.7

25

1.9

Hispanic

4

10.5

29

2.6

4

2.8

37

2.9

Black

2

5.3

20

1.8

2

1.4

24

1.9

White

15

39.5

779

70.6

133

94.3

927

72.3

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

8

.7

0

.0

8

.6

Not specified

15

39.5

243

22.0

0

.0

258

20.1

Age

Under 30

1

2.6

8

.7

0

.0

9

.7

30 - 34

7

18.4

143

13.0

0

.0

150

11.7

35 - 39

5

13.2

184

16.7

4

2.8

193

15.0

40 - 44

9

23.7

158

14.3

1

.7

168

13.1

45 - 49

6

15.8

110

10.0

10

7.1

126

9.8

50 - 54

2

5.3

125

11.3

26

18.4

153

11.9

55 - 59

3

7.9

159

14.4

26

18.4

188

14.7

60 - 64

2

5.3

101

9.1

28

19.9

131

10.2

65 - 69

1

2.6

41

3.7

12

8.5

54

4.2

70 or older

1

2.6

38

3.4

28

19.9

67

5.2

Not specified

1

2.6

37

3.4

6

4.3

44

3.4

Mean

44.5

 

47.6

 

60.6

 

49.0

 

SD

11.0

 

11.8

 

10.6

 

12.4

 

Region

New England

2

5.3

104

9.4

10

7.1

116

9.0

Middle Atlantic

9

23.7

175

15.9

21

14.9

205

16.0

East North Central

2

5.3

180

16.3

24

17.0

206

16.1

West North Central

3

7.9

93

8.4

12

8.5

108

8.4

South Atlantic

8

21.1

235

21.3

39

27.7

282

22.0

East South Central

1

2.6

44

4.0

4

2.8

49

3.8

West South Central

0

.0

80

7.2

11

7.8

91

7.1

Mountain

3

7.9

43

3.9

3

2.1

49

3.8

Pacific

5

13.2

119

10.8

14

9.9

138

10.8

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

3

7.9

0

.0

0

.0

3

.2

Canada

0

.0

13

1.2

3

2.1

16

1.2

Other

2

5.3

18

1.6

0

.0

20

1.6

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 54 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

38

100.0

1,104

100.0

141

100.0

1,283

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

5

13.2

909

82.3

136

96.5

1,050

81.8

Ed.D.

2

5.3

20

1.8

4

2.8

26

2.0

Psy.D.

3

7.9

159

14.4

1

.7

163

12.7

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

10

.9

0

.0

10

.8

Master’s

26

68.4

2

.2

0

.0

28

2.2

Baccalaureate/Associate

1

2.6

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Not specified

1

2.6

4

.4

0

.0

5

.4

Years since degree

Less than 5

12

31.6

171

15.5

0

.0

183

14.3

5 - 9

6

15.8

239

21.6

1

.7

246

19.2

10 – 14

6

15.8

187

16.9

3

2.1

196

15.3

15 – 19

8

21.1

148

13.4

10

7.1

166

12.9

20 – 24

3

7.9

114

10.3

25

17.7

142

11.1

25 or more

2

5.3

232

21.0

101

71.6

335

26.1

Not specified

1

2.6

13

1.2

1

.7

15

1.2

Mean

11.6

 

15.3

 

31.1

 

17.0

 

SD

9.6

 

10.8

 

9.8

 

11.8

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 54 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

38

100.0

1,104

100.0

141

100.0

1,283

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

2

5.3

299

27.1

28

19.9

329

25.6

Clinical

13

34.2

367

33.2

61

43.3

441

34.4

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

20

1.8

4

2.8

24

1.9

Counseling psychology

4

10.5

26

2.4

1

.7

31

2.4

Health

0

.0

30

2.7

8

5.7

38

3.0

School

3

7.9

49

4.4

8

5.7

60

4.7

Subtotal

22

57.9

791

71.6

110

78.0

923

71.9

Research and other subfields

Community

0

.0

4

.4

0

.0

4

.3

Developmental

0

.0

34

3.1

7

5.0

41

3.2

Educational

2

5.3

10

.9

1

.7

13

1.0

Experimental

1

2.6

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

3

.3

0

.0

3

.2

Industrial/Organizational

1

2.6

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Neurosciences

0

.0

8

.7

3

2.1

11

.9

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Subtotal

4

10.5

63

5.7

13

9.2

80

6.2

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

8

.7

0

.0

8

.6

Counseling

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Education, Teaching

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Genetics

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Information Science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Nursing

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.3

Special Education

1

2.6

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Statistics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other

1

2.6

58

5.3

15

10.6

74

5.8

Subtotal

2

5.3

77

7.0

17

12.1

96

7.5

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

1

2.6

44

4.0

8

5.7

53

4.1

Core science

3

7.9

60

5.4

14

9.9

77

6.0

Neither

24

63.2

827

74.9

118

83.7

969

75.5

Not specified

10

26.3

173

15.7

1

.7

184

14.3

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 54 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

38

100.0

1,104

100.0

141

100.0

1,283

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

8

21.1

508

46.0

84

59.6

600

46.8

Working part time

5

13.2

102

9.2

5

3.5

112

8.7

Postdoctoral study

2

5.3

13

1.2

0

.0

15

1.2

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

9

.8

0

.0

9

.7

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

8

.7

0

.0

8

.6

Retired and not working

1

2.6

4

.4

10

7.1

15

1.2

Retired and still working

0

.0

6

.5

7

5.0

13

1.0

Employed; status not known

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.3

Not specified

22

57.9

451

40.9

34

24.1

507

39.5

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

12

31.6

818

74.1

122

86.5

952

74.2

Not licensed/unknown

26

68.4

286

25.9

19

13.5

331

25.8

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

64

12.6

39

46.4

103

17.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

8

1.6

0

.0

8

1.3

Medical school/ Academic medical center

1

12.5

106

20.9

28

33.3

135

22.5

Other academic settings

1

12.5

7

1.4

1

1.2

9

1.5

Schools & other educational settings

2

25.0

9

1.8

0

.0

11

1.8

Independent practice

3

37.5

122

24.0

3

3.6

128

21.3

Hospital

0

.0

111

21.9

6

7.1

117

19.5

Clinic

0

.0

18

3.5

1

1.2

19

3.2

Other human service

0

.0

33

6.5

2

2.4

35

5.8

Business & industry

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.2

1

.2

Government

0

.0

10

2.0

1

1.2

11

1.8

Other

1

12.5

15

3.0

2

2.4

18

3.0

Not specified

0

.0

5

1.0

0

.0

5

.8

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

25.0

244

48.0

71

84.5

317

52.8

Education

1

12.5

259

51.0

65

77.4

325

54.2

Health/mental health services

4

50.0

396

78.0

43

51.2

443

73.8

Educational services

5

62.5

207

40.7

13

15.5

225

37.5

Other applied psychology

0

.0

79

15.6

11

13.1

90

15.0

Management/administration

2

25.0

183

36.0

50

59.5

235

39.2

Other activities

0

.0

59

11.6

7

8.3

66

11.0

Not specified

3

37.5

64

12.6

6

7.1

73

12.2

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

12.5

78

15.4

33

39.3

112

18.7

Education

0

.0

46

9.1

8

9.5

54

9.0

Mental Health Services

4

50.0

268

52.8

16

19.0

288

48.0

Educational Services

1

12.5

19

3.7

2

2.4

22

3.7

Applied Psychology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.2

Management/administration

0

.0

46

9.1

17

20.2

63

10.5

Other activities

0

.0

1

.2

1

1.2

2

.3

Not specified

2

25.0

49

9.6

7

8.3

58

9.7

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 54 Members by Membership Status, 2009

54

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

5.3

11

1.0

9

6.4

22

1.7

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

13

1.2

6

4.3

19

1.5

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

2

.2

5

3.5

7

.5

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

6

.5

6

4.3

12

.9

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

5

.5

6

4.3

11

.9

7. Developmental Psychology

3

7.9

35

3.2

20

14.2

58

4.5

8. Personality & Social

5

13.2

14

1.3

8

5.7

27

2.1

9. SPSSI

0

.0

5

.5

5

3.5

10

.8

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

2.6

8

.7

4

2.8

13

1.0

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

125

11.3

74

52.5

199

15.5

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

9

.8

2

1.4

11

.9

14. SIOP

0

.0

3

.3

3

2.1

6

.5

15. Educational Psychology

2

5.3

12

1.1

8

5.7

22

1.7

16. School Psychology

4

10.5

65

5.9

22

15.6

91

7.1

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

10

.9

6

4.3

16

1.2

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

9

.8

6

4.3

15

1.2

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

5

.5

2

1.4

7

.5

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

4

.4

8

5.7

12

.9

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

1

2.6

1

.1

2

1.4

4

.3

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

26

2.4

7

5.0

33

2.6

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

2

.2

2

1.4

4

.3

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

2

.2

4

2.8

6

.5

25. Behavior Analysis

4

10.5

21

1.9

9

6.4

34

2.7

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

9

6.4

10

.8

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

7

.6

11

7.8

18

1.4

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

4

.4

6

4.3

10

.8

29. Psychotherapy

2

5.3

26

2.4

8

5.7

36

2.8

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

9

.8

4

2.8

13

1.0

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

10

.9

5

3.5

15

1.2

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

4

2.8

5

.4

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

2.6

21

1.9

18

12.8

40

3.1

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

2

.2

2

1.4

4

.3

35. Psychology of Women

1

2.6

14

1.3

8

5.7

23

1.8

36. Psychology of Religion

1

2.6

7

.6

4

2.8

12

.9

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

7

18.4

61

5.5

45

31.9

113

8.8

38. Health Psychology

2

5.3

110

10.0

46

32.6

158

12.3

39. Psychoanalysis

1

2.6

8

.7

5

3.5

14

1.1

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

11

28.9

140

12.7

27

19.1

178

13.9

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

12

1.1

9

6.4

21

1.6

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

51

4.6

11

7.8

62

4.8

43. Family Psychology

13

34.2

71

6.4

13

9.2

97

7.6

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

1

2.6

6

.5

5

3.5

12

.9

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

14

1.3

9

6.4

23

1.8

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

8

.7

6

4.3

14

1.1

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

10

.9

6

4.3

16

1.2

48. Peace Psychology

2

5.3

7

.6

6

4.3

15

1.2

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

6

.5

9

6.4

15

1.2

50. Addictions

0

.0

3

.3

7

5.0

10

.8

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

2

.2

5

3.5

7

.5

52. International

0

.0

8

.7

14

9.9

22

1.7

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

6

15.8

296

26.8

77

54.6

379

29.5

54. Pediatric Psychology

38

100.0

1,104

100.0

141

100.0

1,283

100.0

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

9

.8

8

5.7

17

1.3

56. Trauma Psychology

1

2.6

18

1.6

9

6.4

28

2.2

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

11

28.9

426

38.6

5

3.5

442

34.5

Two

6

15.8

376

34.1

24

17.0

406

31.6

Three

8

21.1

153

13.9

33

23.4

194

15.1

Four or more

13

34.2

149

13.5

79

56.0

241

18.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

6

15.8

415

37.6

75

53.2

496

38.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

19

1.7

23

16.3

42

3.3

Counseling

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

School

0

.0

2

.2

2

1.4

4

.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

11

1.0

5

3.5

16

1.2

Forensic

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.1

4

.3

Family psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.4

3

.2

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

2

.2

3

2.1

5

.4

Clinical health

0

.0

2

.2

6

4.3

8

.6

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

16

1.4

17

12.1

33

2.6

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

6

15.8

684

62.0

70

49.6

760

59.2

Total

38

100.0

1,104

100.0

141

100.0

1,283

100.0

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