Division 47: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 47 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

40

100.0

670

100.0

71

100.0

781

100.0

Gender

Men

27

67.5

453

67.6

52

73.2

532

68.1

Women

13

32.5

216

32.2

19

26.8

248

31.8

Not specified

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

2

.3

1

1.4

3

.4

Asian

1

2.5

2

.3

2

2.8

5

.6

Hispanic

1

2.5

16

2.4

2

2.8

19

2.4

Black

0

.0

14

2.1

4

5.6

18

2.3

White

27

67.5

556

83.0

62

87.3

645

82.6

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

2.5

6

.9

0

.0

7

.9

Not specified

10

25.0

74

11.0

0

.0

84

10.8

Age

Under 30

2

5.0

0

.0

0

.0

2

.3

30 - 34

1

2.5

17

2.5

0

.0

18

2.3

35 - 39

3

7.5

42

6.3

0

.0

45

5.8

40 - 44

3

7.5

62

9.3

0

.0

65

8.3

45 - 49

4

10.0

67

10.0

4

5.6

75

9.6

50 - 54

4

10.0

75

11.2

5

7.0

84

10.8

55 - 59

7

17.5

122

18.2

10

14.1

139

17.8

60 - 64

5

12.5

133

19.9

24

33.8

162

20.7

65 - 69

6

15.0

66

9.9

12

16.9

84

10.8

70 or older

3

7.5

44

6.6

14

19.7

61

7.8

Not specified

2

5.0

42

6.3

2

2.8

46

5.9

Mean

54.2

 

55.4

 

63.9

 

56.1

 

SD

13.8

 

11.0

 

9.2

 

11.3

 

Region

New England

2

5.0

56

8.4

8

11.3

66

8.5

Middle Atlantic

8

20.0

120

17.9

15

21.1

143

18.3

East North Central

5

12.5

101

15.1

8

11.3

114

14.6

West North Central

2

5.0

23

3.4

4

5.6

29

3.7

South Atlantic

7

17.5

119

17.8

15

21.1

141

18.1

East South Central

1

2.5

23

3.4

4

5.6

28

3.6

West South Central

1

2.5

41

6.1

2

2.8

44

5.6

Mountain

2

5.0

48

7.2

3

4.2

53

6.8

Pacific

10

25.0

108

16.1

11

15.5

129

16.5

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.3

Canada

0

.0

21

3.1

1

1.4

22

2.8

Other

2

5.0

8

1.2

0

.0

10

1.3

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 47 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

40

100.0

670

100.0

71

100.0

781

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

8

20.0

529

79.0

64

90.1

601

77.0

Ed.D.

2

5.0

45

6.7

3

4.2

50

6.4

Psy.D.

0

.0

71

10.6

3

4.2

74

9.5

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

18

2.7

1

1.4

19

2.4

Master’s

28

70.0

3

.4

0

.0

31

4.0

Not specified

2

5.0

4

.6

0

.0

6

.8

Years since degree

Less than 5

4

10.0

23

3.4

0

.0

27

3.5

5 - 9

5

12.5

70

10.4

0

.0

75

9.6

10 - 14

1

2.5

85

12.7

0

.0

86

11.0

15 – 19

6

15.0

92

13.7

2

2.8

100

12.8

20 – 24

5

12.5

90

13.4

6

8.5

101

12.9

25 or more

18

45.0

291

43.4

62

87.3

371

47.5

Not specified

1

2.5

19

2.8

1

1.4

21

2.7

Mean

23.0

 

22.5

 

34.7

 

23.7

 

SD

13.4

 

11.1

 

9.1

 

11.6

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 47 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

40

100.0

670

100.0

71

100.0

781

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

12

1.8

0

.0

12

1.5

Clinical

12

30.0

318

47.5

24

33.8

354

45.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

4

.6

0

.0

4

.5

Counseling psychology

3

7.5

97

14.5

6

8.5

106

13.6

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Forensic

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Geropsychology

0

.0

3

.4

1

1.4

4

.5

Health

2

5.0

19

2.8

6

8.5

27

3.5

School

3

7.5

18

2.7

1

1.4

22

2.8

Sport psychology

4

10.0

38

5.7

10

14.1

52

6.7

Subtotal

24

60.0

513

76.6

48

67.6

585

74.9

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Community

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.4

1

.1

Developmental

0

.0

10

1.5

1

1.4

11

1.4

Educational

1

2.5

8

1.2

1

1.4

10

1.3

Experimental

0

.0

7

1.0

1

1.4

8

1.0

General/Methods & Systems

1

2.5

6

.9

0

.0

7

.9

Industrial/Organizational

1

2.5

13

1.9

5

7.0

19

2.4

Neurosciences

0

.0

2

.3

1

1.4

3

.4

Personality

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

2

.3

3

4.2

5

.6

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.3

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

4

.6

1

1.4

5

.6

Social

1

2.5

12

1.8

3

4.2

16

2.0

Subtotal

4

10.0

73

10.9

17

23.9

94

12.0

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

1

2.5

4

.6

0

.0

5

.6

Business or Management

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

2

5.0

2

.3

0

.0

4

.5

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Education, Teaching

1

2.5

8

1.2

0

.0

9

1.2

Industrial Relations

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

1

2.5

2

.3

2

2.8

5

.6

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Student Personnel

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other

1

2.5

9

1.3

3

4.2

13

1.7

Subtotal

6

15.0

37

5.5

5

7.0

48

6.1

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

5

12.5

50

7.5

12

16.9

67

8.6

Core science

4

10.0

61

9.1

14

19.7

79

10.1

Neither

25

62.5

512

76.4

44

62.0

581

74.4

Not specified

6

15.0

47

7.0

1

1.4

54

6.9

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 47 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

40

100.0

670

100.0

71

100.0

781

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

17

42.5

299

44.6

48

67.6

364

46.6

Working part time

0

.0

56

8.4

3

4.2

59

7.6

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.3

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.3

Retired and not working

2

5.0

14

2.1

4

5.6

20

2.6

Retired and still working

0

.0

0

.0

3

4.2

3

.4

Employed; status not known

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.4

Not specified

21

52.5

294

43.9

13

18.3

328

42.0

 

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

16

40.0

501

74.8

45

63.4

562

72.0

Not licensed/unknown

24

60.0

169

25.2

26

36.6

219

28.0

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

62

20.7

26

54.2

88

24.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

11

3.7

4

8.3

15

4.1

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

10

3.3

3

6.3

13

3.6

Other academic settings

1

5.9

10

3.3

1

2.1

12

3.3

Schools & other educational settings

1

5.9

7

2.3

0

.0

8

2.2

Independent practice

8

47.1

128

42.8

5

10.4

141

38.7

Hospital

0

.0

14

4.7

3

6.3

17

4.7

Clinic

0

.0

8

2.7

0

.0

8

2.2

Other human service

0

.0

24

8.0

0

.0

24

6.6

Business & industry

1

5.9

2

.7

0

.0

3

.8

Government

1

5.9

6

2.0

2

4.2

9

2.5

Other

5

29.4

15

5.0

4

8.3

24

6.6

Not specified

0

.0

2

.7

0

.0

2

.5

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

17.6

96

32.1

35

72.9

134

36.8

Education

7

41.2

138

46.2

36

75.0

181

49.7

Health/mental health services

12

70.6

207

69.2

18

37.5

237

65.1

Educational services

7

41.2

106

35.5

9

18.8

122

33.5

Other applied psychology

6

35.3

108

36.1

15

31.3

129

35.4

Management/administration

6

35.3

107

35.8

31

64.6

144

39.6

Other activities

6

35.3

80

26.8

15

31.3

101

27.7

Not specified

2

11.8

31

10.4

4

8.3

37

10.2

 

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

20

6.7

13

27.1

33

9.1

Education

2

11.8

52

17.4

16

33.3

70

19.2

Mental Health Services

6

35.3

154

51.5

4

8.3

164

45.1

Educational Services

3

17.6

12

4.0

0

.0

15

4.1

Applied Psychology

2

11.8

6

2.0

2

4.2

10

2.7

Management/administration

1

5.9

24

8.0

9

18.8

34

9.3

Other activities

1

5.9

1

.3

0

.0

2

.5

Not specified

2

11.8

30

10.0

4

8.3

36

9.9

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 47 Members by Membership Status, 2009

47

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

5.0

24

3.6

11

15.5

37

4.7

2. Teaching of Psychology

2

5.0

26

3.9

7

9.9

35

4.5

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

4

.6

7

9.9

11

1.4

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

17

2.5

9

12.7

26

3.3

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

1

.1

8

11.3

9

1.2

7. Developmental Psychology

1

2.5

15

2.2

2

2.8

18

2.3

8. Personality & Social

0

.0

27

4.0

10

14.1

37

4.7

9. SPSSI

0

.0

10

1.5

7

9.9

17

2.2

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

9

1.3

5

7.0

14

1.8

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

47

7.0

19

26.8

66

8.5

13. Consulting Psychology

2

5.0

35

5.2

7

9.9

44

5.6

14. SIOP

0

.0

15

2.2

9

12.7

24

3.1

15. Educational Psychology

2

5.0

13

1.9

7

9.9

22

2.8

16. School Psychology

3

7.5

11

1.6

7

9.9

21

2.7

17. Counseling Psychology

1

2.5

47

7.0

13

18.3

61

7.8

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

15

2.2

5

7.0

20

2.6

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

2.5

6

.9

7

9.9

14

1.8

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

15

2.2

7

9.9

22

2.8

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

4

.6

7

9.9

11

1.4

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

2.5

21

3.1

3

4.2

25

3.2

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

7

1.0

5

7.0

12

1.5

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

9

1.3

3

4.2

12

1.5

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

10

1.5

5

7.0

15

1.9

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

13

1.9

9

12.7

22

2.8

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

8

1.2

10

14.1

18

2.3

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

6

.9

6

8.5

12

1.5

29. Psychotherapy

2

5.0

48

7.2

13

18.3

63

8.1

30. Psychological Hypnosis

1

2.5

39

5.8

6

8.5

46

5.9

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

11

1.6

10

14.1

21

2.7

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

5.0

12

1.8

5

7.0

19

2.4

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

6

.9

4

5.6

10

1.3

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

4

.6

5

7.0

9

1.2

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

17

2.5

15

21.1

32

4.1

36. Psychology of Religion

1

2.5

15

2.2

5

7.0

21

2.7

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

1

2.5

11

1.6

3

4.2

15

1.9

38. Health Psychology

5

12.5

79

11.8

23

32.4

107

13.7

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

17

2.5

4

5.6

21

2.7

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

1

2.5

49

7.3

9

12.7

59

7.6

41. Psychology-Law Society

1

2.5

29

4.3

5

7.0

35

4.5

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

102

15.2

11

15.5

113

14.5

43. Family Psychology

2

5.0

20

3.0

8

11.3

30

3.8

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

12

1.8

6

8.5

18

2.3

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

2

5.0

11

1.6

8

11.3

21

2.7

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

20

3.0

11

15.5

31

4.0

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

40

100.0

670

100.0

71

100.0

781

100.0

48. Peace Psychology

3

7.5

8

1.2

3

4.2

14

1.8

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

11

1.6

6

8.5

17

2.2

50. Addictions

1

2.5

16

2.4

6

8.5

23

2.9

51. Men & Masculinity

1

2.5

10

1.5

4

5.6

15

1.9

52. International

0

.0

7

1.0

12

16.9

19

2.4

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

2.5

19

2.8

5

7.0

25

3.2

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

10

1.5

6

8.5

16

2.0

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

16

2.4

4

5.6

20

2.6

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

14

2.1

7

9.9

21

2.7

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

24

60.0

233

34.8

7

9.9

264

33.8

Two

9

22.5

203

30.3

12

16.9

224

28.7

Three

1

2.5

100

14.9

13

18.3

114

14.6

Four or more

6

15.0

134

20.0

39

54.9

179

22.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

14

35.0

334

49.9

32

45.1

380

48.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

6

.9

10

14.1

16

2.0

Counseling

0

.0

2

.3

1

1.4

3

.4

School

0

.0

3

.4

2

2.8

5

.6

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.3

Forensic

0

.0

4

.6

1

1.4

5

.6

Family psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.4

1

.1

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.1

1

1.4

2

.3

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

2

.3

1

1.4

3

.4

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

1

.1

1

1.4

2

.3

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

7

17.5

371

55.4

21

29.6

399

51.1

Total

40

100.0

670

100.0

71

100.0

781

100.0

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