Division 15: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

85

100.0

870

100.0

305

100.0

1,260

100.0

Gender

Men

36

42.4

464

53.3

224

73.4

724

57.5

Women

49

57.6

404

46.4

81

26.6

534

42.4

Not specified

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Asian

5

5.9

29

3.3

9

3.0

43

3.4

Hispanic

1

1.2

18

2.1

4

1.3

23

1.8

Black

4

4.7

28

3.2

11

3.6

43

3.4

White

60

70.6

655

75.3

271

88.9

986

78.3

Other

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

1.2

2

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Not specified

14

16.5

137

15.7

9

3.0

160

12.7

Age

Under 30

1

1.2

4

.5

0

.0

5

.4

30 - 34

5

5.9

24

2.8

0

.0

29

2.3

35 - 39

4

4.7

45

5.2

2

.7

51

4.0

40 - 44

7

8.2

40

4.6

4

1.3

51

4.0

45 - 49

5

5.9

55

6.3

4

1.3

64

5.1

50 - 54

6

7.1

57

6.6

14

4.6

77

6.1

55 - 59

12

14.1

101

11.6

37

12.1

150

11.9

60 - 64

10

11.8

159

18.3

51

16.7

220

17.5

65 - 69

8

9.4

93

10.7

42

13.8

143

11.3

70 or older

17

20.0

227

26.1

135

44.3

379

30.1

Not specified

10

11.8

65

7.5

16

5.2

91

7.2

Mean

58.4

 

62.1

 

70.1

 

63.9

 

SD

15.6

 

15.1

 

12.6

 

15.0

 

Region

New England

1

1.2

61

7.0

21

6.9

83

6.6

Middle Atlantic

25

29.4

177

20.3

59

19.3

261

20.7

East North Central

13

15.3

115

13.2

42

13.8

170

13.5

West North Central

8

9.4

46

5.3

23

7.5

77

6.1

South Atlantic

12

14.1

151

17.4

57

18.7

220

17.5

East South Central

1

1.2

29

3.3

9

3.0

39

3.1

West South Central

5

5.9

59

6.8

8

2.6

72

5.7

Mountain

2

2.4

37

4.3

14

4.6

53

4.2

Pacific

10

11.8

121

13.9

55

18.0

186

14.8

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.3

Canada

1

1.2

32

3.7

9

3.0

42

3.3

Other

7

8.2

38

4.4

8

2.6

53

4.2

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

85

100.0

870

100.0

305

100.0

1,260

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

25

29.4

716

82.3

272

89.2

1,013

80.4

Ed.D.

5

5.9

102

11.7

27

8.9

134

10.6

Psy.D.

0

.0

9

1.0

0

.0

9

.7

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

1

1.2

24

2.8

4

1.3

29

2.3

Master’s

44

51.8

8

.9

1

.3

53

4.2

Baccalaureate/Associate

2

2.4

2

.2

0

.0

4

.3

Not specified

8

9.4

9

1.0

1

.3

18

1.4

Years since degree

Less than 5

7

8.2

49

5.6

0

.0

56

4.4

5 - 9

12

14.1

76

8.7

1

.3

89

7.1

10 - 14

3

3.5

84

9.7

5

1.6

92

7.3

15 - 19

13

15.3

82

9.4

8

2.6

103

8.2

20 - 24

9

10.6

84

9.7

11

3.6

104

8.3

25 or more

32

37.6

462

53.1

274

89.8

768

61.0

Not specified

9

10.6

33

3.8

6

2.0

48

3.8

Mean

23.0

 

27.2

 

40.4

 

30.2

 

SD

14.9

 

15.3

 

12.3

 

15.7

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

85

100.0

870

100.0

305

100.0

1,260

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

3

3.5

11

1.3

0

.0

14

1.1

Clinical

7

8.2

80

9.2

9

3.0

96

7.6

Clinical neuropsychology

1

1.2

3

.3

1

.3

5

.4

Counseling psychology

3

3.5

36

4.1

10

3.3

49

3.9

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Forensic

1

1.2

2

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Health

0

.0

4

.5

2

.7

6

.5

School

18

21.2

73

8.4

26

8.5

117

9.3

Sport psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

33

38.8

211

24.3

49

16.1

293

23.3

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

12

1.4

13

4.3

25

2.0

Community

0

.0

5

.6

1

.3

6

.5

Developmental

1

1.2

52

6.0

37

12.1

90

7.1

Educational

17

20.0

351

40.3

118

38.7

486

38.6

Experimental

1

1.2

2

.2

6

2.0

9

.7

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

6

.7

7

2.3

13

1.0

Industrial/Organizational

4

4.7

21

2.4

5

1.6

30

2.4

Neurosciences

0

.0

6

.7

0

.0

6

.5

Personality

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.0

3

.2

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

2

2.4

18

2.1

20

6.6

40

3.2

Social

2

2.4

9

1.0

17

5.6

28

2.2

Subtotal

27

31.8

484

55.6

228

74.8

739

58.7

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Business or Management

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Cognitive science

0

.0

2

.2

3

1.0

5

.4

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Computer Science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

0

.0

3

.3

0

.0

3

.2

Counselor Education

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Education, Teaching

6

7.1

30

3.4

5

1.6

41

3.3

Industrial Relations

1

1.2

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Information Science

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Law

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Linguistics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Nursing

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Public Admin

1

1.2

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

1

1.2

3

.3

0

.0

4

.3

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Special Education

1

1.2

7

.8

2

.7

10

.8

Statistics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

0

.0

2

.2

1

.3

3

.2

Other

1

1.2

20

2.3

8

2.6

29

2.3

Subtotal

11

12.9

88

10.1

19

6.2

118

9.4

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

10

11.8

61

7.0

14

4.6

85

6.7

Core science

24

28.2

468

53.8

225

73.8

717

56.9

Neither

37

43.5

254

29.2

57

18.7

348

27.6

Not specified

14

16.5

87

10.0

9

3.0

110

8.7

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

85

100.0

870

100.0

305

100.0

1,260

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

22

25.9

344

39.5

157

51.5

523

41.5

Working part time

8

9.4

43

4.9

14

4.6

65

5.2

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

5

.6

1

.3

6

.5

Not working and seeking work

1

1.2

2

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

6

.7

1

.3

7

.6

Retired and not working

6

7.1

62

7.1

54

17.7

122

9.7

Retired and still working

1

1.2

17

2.0

16

5.2

34

2.7

Employed; status not known

1

1.2

3

.3

2

.7

6

.5

Not specified

46

54.1

388

44.6

60

19.7

494

39.2

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

25

29.4

263

30.2

69

22.6

357

28.3

Not licensed/unknown

60

70.6

607

69.8

236

77.4

903

71.7

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

5

22.7

183

53.2

124

79.0

312

59.7

Four-year colleges

2

9.1

19

5.5

3

1.9

24

4.6

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

17

4.9

3

1.9

20

3.8

Other academic settings

4

18.2

15

4.4

3

1.9

22

4.2

Schools & other educational settings

3

13.6

16

4.7

0

.0

19

3.6

Independent practice

1

4.5

32

9.3

3

1.9

36

6.9

Hospital

0

.0

4

1.2

2

1.3

6

1.1

Clinic

1

4.5

3

.9

3

1.9

7

1.3

Other human service

0

.0

8

2.3

0

.0

8

1.5

Business & industry

1

4.5

8

2.3

0

.0

9

1.7

Government

2

9.1

6

1.7

1

.6

9

1.7

Other

3

13.6

23

6.7

11

7.0

37

7.1

Not specified

0

.0

10

2.9

4

2.5

14

2.7

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

7

31.8

191

55.5

116

73.9

314

60.0

Education

12

54.5

209

60.8

108

68.8

329

62.9

Health/mental health services

5

22.7

52

15.1

9

5.7

66

12.6

Educational services

9

40.9

98

28.5

22

14.0

129

24.7

Other applied psychology

6

27.3

92

26.7

38

24.2

136

26.0

Management/administration

7

31.8

132

38.4

71

45.2

210

40.2

Other activities

4

18.2

53

15.4

28

17.8

85

16.3

Not specified

4

18.2

78

22.7

36

22.9

118

22.6

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

18.2

64

18.6

60

38.2

128

24.5

Education

6

27.3

103

29.9

35

22.3

144

27.5

Mental Health Services

2

9.1

27

7.8

1

.6

30

5.7

Educational Services

3

13.6

16

4.7

1

.6

20

3.8

Applied Psychology

1

4.5

15

4.4

2

1.3

18

3.4

Management/administration

1

4.5

41

11.9

19

12.1

61

11.7

Other activities

0

.0

1

.3

1

.6

2

.4

Not specified

5

22.7

77

22.4

38

24.2

120

22.9

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2009

15

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

7

8.2

38

4.4

56

18.4

101

8.0

2. Teaching of Psychology

10

11.8

81

9.3

41

13.4

132

10.5

3. Experimental Psychology

2

2.4

11

1.3

55

18.0

68

5.4

5. Evaluation & Measurement

6

7.1

84

9.7

60

19.7

150

11.9

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

5

.6

4

1.3

9

.7

7. Developmental Psychology

5

5.9

61

7.0

60

19.7

126

10.0

8. Personality & Social

12

14.1

76

8.7

53

17.4

141

11.2

9. SPSSI

3

3.5

26

3.0

43

14.1

72

5.7

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

1.2

17

2.0

19

6.2

37

2.9

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

21

2.4

16

5.2

37

2.9

13. Consulting Psychology

1

1.2

16

1.8

10

3.3

27

2.1

14. SIOP

2

2.4

30

3.4

13

4.3

45

3.6

15. Educational Psychology

85

100.0

870

100.0

305

100.0

1,260

100.0

16. School Psychology

21

24.7

107

12.3

47

15.4

175

13.9

17. Counseling Psychology

6

7.1

47

5.4

14

4.6

67

5.3

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

1.2

12

1.4

3

1.0

16

1.3

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

1.2

7

.8

6

2.0

14

1.1

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

1.2

26

3.0

19

6.2

46

3.7

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

6

.7

10

3.3

16

1.3

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

1.2

18

2.1

3

1.0

22

1.7

23. Consumer Psychology

1

1.2

4

.5

3

1.0

8

.6

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

1

1.2

10

1.1

13

4.3

24

1.9

25. Behavior Analysis

2

2.4

17

2.0

7

2.3

26

2.1

26. History of Psychology

1

1.2

7

.8

23

7.5

31

2.5

27. Community Psychology

1

1.2

14

1.6

8

2.6

23

1.8

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

3

3.5

14

1.6

3

1.0

20

1.6

29. Psychotherapy

3

3.5

19

2.2

9

3.0

31

2.5

30. Psychological Hypnosis

2

2.4

15

1.7

6

2.0

23

1.8

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

8

.9

7

2.3

15

1.2

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

2.4

15

1.7

10

3.3

27

2.1

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

3

3.5

12

1.4

9

3.0

24

1.9

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

9

1.0

6

2.0

15

1.2

35. Psychology of Women

1

1.2

30

3.4

23

7.5

54

4.3

36. Psychology of Religion

3

3.5

22

2.5

10

3.3

35

2.8

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

5

5.9

16

1.8

18

5.9

39

3.1

38. Health Psychology

1

1.2

23

2.6

14

4.6

38

3.0

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

16

1.8

4

1.3

20

1.6

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

3

3.5

37

4.3

9

3.0

49

3.9

41. Psychology-Law Society

1

1.2

13

1.5

8

2.6

22

1.7

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

38

4.4

8

2.6

46

3.7

43. Family Psychology

4

4.7

21

2.4

10

3.3

35

2.8

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

1

1.2

6

.7

4

1.3

11

.9

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

3

3.5

18

2.1

17

5.6

38

3.0

46. Media Psychology

1

1.2

9

1.0

15

4.9

25

2.0

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

2

2.4

13

1.5

7

2.3

22

1.7

48. Peace Psychology

2

2.4

14

1.6

17

5.6

33

2.6

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

3

3.5

6

.7

7

2.3

16

1.3

50. Addictions

0

.0

7

.8

5

1.6

12

1.0

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

6

.7

8

2.6

14

1.1

52. International

2

2.4

15

1.7

28

9.2

45

3.6

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

2

2.4

25

2.9

9

3.0

36

2.9

54. Pediatric Psychology

2

2.4

12

1.4

8

2.6

22

1.7

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

7

.8

5

1.6

12

1.0

56. Trauma Psychology

2

2.4

4

.5

8

2.6

14

1.1

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

27

31.8

344

39.5

63

20.7

434

34.4

Two

32

37.6

263

30.2

87

28.5

382

30.3

Three

10

11.8

125

14.4

49

16.1

184

14.6

Four or more

16

18.8

138

15.9

106

34.8

260

20.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

20

23.5

210

24.1

46

15.1

276

21.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Counseling

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.2

School

0

.0

6

.7

7

2.3

13

1.0

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

7

8.2

101

11.6

9

3.0

117

9.3

Total

85

100.0

870

100.0

305

100.0

1,260

100.0

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