Division 27: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 27 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

16

100.0

392

100.0

238

100.0

646

100.0

Gender

Men

7

43.8

202

51.5

176

73.9

385

59.6

Women

9

56.3

190

48.5

62

26.1

261

40.4

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Asian

0

.0

20

5.1

8

3.4

28

4.3

Hispanic

1

6.3

12

3.1

15

6.3

28

4.3

Black

0

.0

38

9.7

21

8.8

59

9.1

White

11

68.8

275

70.2

187

78.6

473

73.2

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

4

1.0

2

.8

6

.9

Not specified

4

25.0

42

10.7

5

2.1

51

7.9

Age

30 - 34

0

.0

12

3.1

0

.0

12

1.9

35 - 39

2

12.5

33

8.4

0

.0

35

5.4

40 - 44

0

.0

45

11.5

4

1.7

49

7.6

45 - 49

2

12.5

38

9.7

10

4.2

50

7.7

50 - 54

0

.0

43

11.0

17

7.1

60

9.3

55 - 59

3

18.8

43

11.0

44

18.5

90

13.9

60 - 64

2

12.5

68

17.3

56

23.5

126

19.5

65 - 69

1

6.3

33

8.4

33

13.9

67

10.4

70 or older

4

25.0

61

15.6

68

28.6

133

20.6

Not specified

2

12.5

16

4.1

6

2.5

24

3.7

Mean

59.6

 

56.7

 

65.5

 

60.1

 

SD

15.3

 

14.4

 

11.5

 

14.0

 

Region

New England

3

18.8

30

7.7

22

9.2

55

8.5

Middle Atlantic

3

18.8

62

15.8

41

17.2

106

16.4

East North Central

3

18.8

83

21.2

33

13.9

119

18.4

West North Central

0

.0

12

3.1

9

3.8

21

3.3

South Atlantic

2

12.5

84

21.4

55

23.1

141

21.8

East South Central

1

6.3

8

2.0

8

3.4

17

2.6

West South Central

0

.0

10

2.6

3

1.3

13

2.0

Mountain

2

12.5

14

3.6

9

3.8

25

3.9

Pacific

1

6.3

66

16.8

45

18.9

112

17.3

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

6.3

0

.0

2

.8

3

.5

Canada

0

.0

13

3.3

5

2.1

18

2.8

Other

0

.0

10

2.6

6

2.5

16

2.5

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 27 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

16

100.0

392

100.0

238

100.0

646

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

6

37.5

352

89.8

231

97.1

589

91.2

Ed.D.

0

.0

13

3.3

3

1.3

16

2.5

Psy.D.

0

.0

16

4.1

2

.8

18

2.8

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

7

1.8

2

.8

9

1.4

Masters

9

56.3

1

.3

0

.0

10

1.5

Baccalaureate/Associate

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Not specified

1

6.3

2

.5

0

.0

3

.5

Years since degree

Less than 5

2

12.5

27

6.9

0

.0

29

4.5

5 - 9

2

12.5

35

8.9

0

.0

37

5.7

10 – 14

2

12.5

55

14.0

3

1.3

60

9.3

15 – 19

1

6.3

40

10.2

12

5.0

53

8.2

20 – 24

3

18.8

36

9.2

17

7.1

56

8.7

25 or more

6

37.5

193

49.2

203

85.3

402

62.2

Not specified

0

.0

6

1.5

3

1.3

9

1.4

Mean

24.4

 

24.7

 

36.1

 

28.9

 

SD

18.0

 

14.3

 

11.3

 

14.5

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 27 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

16

100.0

392

100.0

238

100.0

646

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

10

2.6

3

1.3

13

2.0

Clinical

3

18.8

149

38.0

83

34.9

235

36.4

Counseling psychology

1

6.3

17

4.3

6

2.5

24

3.7

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Forensic

0

.0

2

.5

1

.4

3

.5

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.3

2

.8

3

.5

Health

0

.0

17

4.3

8

3.4

25

3.9

School

0

.0

6

1.5

4

1.7

10

1.5

Sport psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Subtotal

4

25.0

202

51.5

109

45.8

315

48.8

Research and other subfields

Community

8

50.0

88

22.4

73

30.7

169

26.2

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Developmental

0

.0

10

2.6

10

4.2

20

3.1

Educational

0

.0

2

.5

0

.0

2

.3

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.3

3

.5

Experimental

0

.0

1

.3

1

.4

2

.3

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

2

.5

1

.4

3

.5

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

6

1.5

2

.8

8

1.2

Personality

0

.0

2

.5

2

.8

4

.6

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.3

3

1.3

4

.6

Social

0

.0

17

4.3

11

4.6

28

4.3

Subtotal

8

50.0

129

32.9

108

45.4

245

37.9

Other fields

Business or Management

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Education, Teaching

1

6.3

1

.3

1

.4

3

.5

Epidemiology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Law

0

.0

0

.0

2

.8

2

.3

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.3

1

.4

2

.3

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Public Admin

0

.0

3

.8

0

.0

3

.5

Public Health

0

.0

4

1.0

1

.4

5

.8

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.8

0

.0

3

.5

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.3

3

1.3

4

.6

Social Work

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Special Education

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Other

0

.0

14

3.6

6

2.5

20

3.1

Subtotal

1

6.3

29

7.4

17

7.1

47

7.3

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

9

56.3

113

28.8

86

36.1

208

32.2

Core science

0

.0

37

9.4

38

16.0

75

11.6

Neither

4

25.0

210

53.6

110

46.2

324

50.2

Not specified

3

18.8

32

8.2

4

1.7

39

6.0

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 27 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

16

100.0

392

100.0

238

100.0

646

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

5

31.3

178

45.4

146

61.3

329

50.9

Working part time

2

12.5

19

4.8

15

6.3

36

5.6

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

6.3

2

.5

1

.4

4

.6

Retired and not working

4

25.0

14

3.6

16

6.7

34

5.3

Retired and still working

0

.0

8

2.0

9

3.8

17

2.6

Employed; status not known

0

.0

1

.3

2

.8

3

.5

Not specified

4

25.0

168

42.9

49

20.6

221

34.2

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

7

43.8

220

56.1

129

54.2

356

55.1

Not licensed/unknown

9

56.3

172

43.9

109

45.8

290

44.9

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

2

40.0

84

47.2

106

72.6

192

58.4

Four-year colleges

1

20.0

7

3.9

1

.7

9

2.7

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

10

5.6

13

8.9

23

7.0

Other academic settings

0

.0

6

3.4

3

2.1

9

2.7

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

2

1.1

0

.0

2

.6

Independent practice

1

20.0

17

9.6

3

2.1

21

6.4

Hospital

0

.0

9

5.1

3

2.1

12

3.6

Clinic

0

.0

5

2.8

0

.0

5

1.5

Other human service

1

20.0

12

6.7

4

2.7

17

5.2

Business & industry

0

.0

1

.6

0

.0

1

.3

Government

0

.0

9

5.1

3

2.1

12

3.6

Other

0

.0

14

7.9

8

5.5

22

6.7

Not specified

0

.0

2

1.1

2

1.4

4

1.2

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

60.0

118

66.3

113

77.4

234

71.1

Education

4

80.0

109

61.2

108

74.0

221

67.2

Health/mental health services

3

60.0

52

29.2

26

17.8

81

24.6

Educational services

3

60.0

20

11.2

20

13.7

43

13.1

Other applied psychology

3

60.0

68

38.2

47

32.2

118

35.9

Management/administration

2

40.0

96

53.9

81

55.5

179

54.4

Other activities

1

20.0

41

23.0

25

17.1

67

20.4

Not specified

0

.0

25

14.0

18

12.3

43

13.1

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

20.0

45

25.3

71

48.6

117

35.6

Education

2

40.0

51

28.7

22

15.1

75

22.8

Mental Health Services

2

40.0

21

11.8

4

2.7

27

8.2

Educational Services

0

.0

4

2.2

1

.7

5

1.5

Applied Psychology

0

.0

4

2.2

2

1.4

6

1.8

Management/administration

0

.0

29

16.3

28

19.2

57

17.3

Other activities

0

.0

1

.6

1

.7

2

.6

Not specified

0

.0

23

12.9

17

11.6

40

12.2

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 27 Members by Membership Status, 2009

27

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

0

.0

15

3.8

22

9.2

37

5.7

2. Teaching of Psychology

3

18.8

18

4.6

15

6.3

36

5.6

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.3

7

2.9

8

1.2

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

8

2.0

8

3.4

16

2.5

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

2

.5

5

2.1

7

1.1

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

12

3.1

15

6.3

27

4.2

8. Personality & Social

0

.0

20

5.1

38

16.0

58

9.0

9. SPSSI

4

25.0

47

12.0

65

27.3

116

18.0

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

4

1.0

6

2.5

10

1.5

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

46

11.7

70

29.4

116

18.0

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

15

3.8

14

5.9

29

4.5

14. SIOP

0

.0

7

1.8

6

2.5

13

2.0

15. Educational Psychology

1

6.3

14

3.6

8

3.4

23

3.6

16. School Psychology

1

6.3

14

3.6

13

5.5

28

4.3

17. Counseling Psychology

1

6.3

15

3.8

14

5.9

30

4.6

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

6.3

15

3.8

12

5.0

28

4.3

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

4

1.0

3

1.3

7

1.1

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

14

3.6

12

5.0

26

4.0

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.3

3

1.3

4

.6

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

6.3

11

2.8

5

2.1

17

2.6

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.3

4

1.7

5

.8

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

7

1.8

7

2.9

14

2.2

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

9

2.3

8

3.4

17

2.6

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

3

.8

11

4.6

14

2.2

27. Community Psychology

16

100.0

392

100.0

238

100.0

646

100.0

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

3

.8

8

3.4

11

1.7

29. Psychotherapy

1

6.3

32

8.2

21

8.8

54

8.4

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

8

2.0

3

1.3

11

1.7

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

6

1.5

11

4.6

17

2.6

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

10

2.6

5

2.1

15

2.3

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

3

.8

4

1.7

7

1.1

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

11

2.8

14

5.9

25

3.9

35. Psychology of Women

1

6.3

36

9.2

40

16.8

77

11.9

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

10

2.6

9

3.8

19

2.9

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

2

12.5

24

6.1

25

10.5

51

7.9

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

45

11.5

34

14.3

79

12.2

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

6

1.5

4

1.7

10

1.5

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

11

2.8

4

1.7

15

2.3

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

19

4.8

16

6.7

35

5.4

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

28

7.1

18

7.6

46

7.1

43. Family Psychology

1

6.3

20

5.1

17

7.1

38

5.9

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

14

3.6

13

5.5

27

4.2

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

2

12.5

45

11.5

44

18.5

91

14.1

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

8

2.0

11

4.6

19

2.9

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

8

2.0

10

4.2

18

2.8

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

9

2.3

13

5.5

22

3.4

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

1

6.3

10

2.6

8

3.4

19

2.9

50. Addictions

0

.0

15

3.8

15

6.3

30

4.6

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

5

1.3

9

3.8

14

2.2

52. International

1

6.3

17

4.3

28

11.8

46

7.1

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

6.3

16

4.1

21

8.8

38

5.9

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

7

1.8

11

4.6

18

2.8

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

4

1.0

2

.8

6

.9

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

16

4.1

9

3.8

25

3.9

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

11

68.8

118

30.1

33

13.9

162

25.1

Two

0

.0

104

26.5

48

20.2

152

23.5

Three

3

18.8

74

18.9

42

17.6

119

18.4

Four or more

2

12.5

96

24.5

115

48.3

213

33.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

7

43.8

131

33.4

76

31.9

214

33.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

7

1.8

17

7.1

24

3.7

Counseling

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

School

0

.0

1

.3

0

.0

1

.2

Forensic

0

.0

1

.3

2

.8

3

.5

Family psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.8

2

.3

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.3

3

.5

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

2

12.5

99

25.3

39

16.4

140

21.7

Total

16

100.0

392

100.0

238

100.0

646

100.0

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