Division 50: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 50 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

42

100.0

776

100.0

153

100.0

971

100.0

Gender

Men

21

50.0

490

63.1

111

72.5

622

64.1

Women

21

50.0

285

36.7

42

27.5

348

35.8

Not specified

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Asian

0

.0

14

1.8

2

1.3

16

1.6

Hispanic

1

2.4

12

1.5

6

3.9

19

2.0

Black

3

7.1

12

1.5

6

3.9

21

2.2

White

33

78.6

619

79.8

136

88.9

788

81.2

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

5

.6

0

.0

5

.5

Not specified

5

11.9

113

14.6

3

2.0

121

12.5

Age

Under 30

1

2.4

1

.1

1

.7

3

.3

30 - 34

2

4.8

29

3.7

0

.0

31

3.2

35 - 39

1

2.4

56

7.2

1

.7

58

6.0

40 - 44

3

7.1

73

9.4

5

3.3

81

8.3

45 - 49

1

2.4

79

10.2

11

7.2

91

9.4

50 - 54

2

4.8

86

11.1

17

11.1

105

10.8

55 - 59

8

19.0

133

17.1

38

24.8

179

18.4

60 - 64

9

21.4

145

18.7

28

18.3

182

18.7

65 - 69

5

11.9

84

10.8

23

15.0

112

11.5

70 or older

8

19.0

54

7.0

26

17.0

88

9.1

Not specified

2

4.8

36

4.6

3

2.0

41

4.2

Mean

58.9

 

54.8

 

60.6

 

55.9

 

SD

13.2

 

11.4

 

10.1

 

11.5

 

Region

New England

5

11.9

102

13.1

11

7.2

118

12.2

Middle Atlantic

18

42.9

205

26.4

30

19.6

253

26.1

East North Central

3

7.1

94

12.1

14

9.2

111

11.4

West North Central

2

4.8

27

3.5

13

8.5

42

4.3

South Atlantic

2

4.8

106

13.7

26

17.0

134

13.8

East South Central

0

.0

26

3.4

10

6.5

36

3.7

West South Central

0

.0

33

4.3

9

5.9

42

4.3

Mountain

2

4.8

43

5.5

6

3.9

51

5.3

Pacific

7

16.7

121

15.6

32

20.9

160

16.5

Canada

2

4.8

12

1.5

1

.7

15

1.5

Other

1

2.4

7

.9

1

.7

9

.9

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 50 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

42

100.0

776

100.0

153

100.0

971

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

17

40.5

653

84.1

149

97.4

819

84.3

Ed.D.

2

4.8

35

4.5

3

2.0

40

4.1

Psy.D.

2

4.8

73

9.4

0

.0

75

7.7

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

12

1.5

0

.0

12

1.2

Masters

17

40.5

1

.1

1

.7

19

2.0

Baccalaureate/Associate

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Not specified

4

9.5

1

.1

0

.0

5

.5

Years since degree

Less than 5

6

14.3

52

6.7

0

.0

58

6.0

5 - 9

3

7.1

95

12.2

1

.7

99

10.2

10 – 14

1

2.4

102

13.1

4

2.6

107

11.0

15 – 19

6

14.3

116

14.9

14

9.2

136

14.0

20 – 24

6

14.3

98

12.6

14

9.2

118

12.2

25 or more

19

45.2

297

38.3

120

78.4

436

44.9

Not specified

1

2.4

16

2.1

0

.0

17

1.8

Mean

22.3

 

20.8

 

31.6

 

22.6

 

SD

13.1

 

11.2

 

10.0

 

11.7

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 50 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

42

100.0

776

100.0

153

100.0

971

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

2.4

7

.9

1

.7

9

.9

Clinical

14

33.3

449

57.9

88

57.5

551

56.7

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.3

3

.3

Counseling psychology

9

21.4

102

13.1

1

.7

112

11.5

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Forensic

0

.0

6

.8

0

.0

6

.6

Geropsychology

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Health

2

4.8

21

2.7

9

5.9

32

3.3

School

2

4.8

5

.6

0

.0

7

.7

Sport psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Subtotal

28

66.7

593

76.4

103

67.3

724

74.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

4

.5

2

1.3

6

.6

Community

2

4.8

8

1.0

4

2.6

14

1.4

Developmental

0

.0

9

1.2

2

1.3

11

1.1

Educational

1

2.4

6

.8

1

.7

8

.8

Experimental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

General/Methods & Systems

1

2.4

5

.6

0

.0

6

.6

Industrial/Organizational

1

2.4

4

.5

0

.0

5

.5

Neurosciences

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.3

3

.3

Personality

0

.0

2

.3

2

1.3

4

.4

Physiological/Psychobiology

1

2.4

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Psychopharmacology

1

2.4

4

.5

10

6.5

15

1.5

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

6

.8

3

2.0

9

.9

Social

0

.0

15

1.9

5

3.3

20

2.1

Subtotal

7

16.7

65

8.4

32

20.9

104

10.7

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Counseling

1

2.4

4

.5

0

.0

5

.5

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Epidemiology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

7

.9

4

2.6

11

1.1

Public Admin

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

6

.8

3

2.0

9

.9

Rehabilitation

0

.0

6

.8

1

.7

7

.7

Social/Behavioral Sciences

1

2.4

3

.4

3

2.0

7

.7

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Student Personnel

1

2.4

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Other

1

2.4

16

2.1

3

2.0

20

2.1

Subtotal

4

9.5

49

6.3

15

9.8

68

7.0

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

5

11.9

38

4.9

13

8.5

56

5.8

Core science

5

11.9

57

7.3

31

20.3

93

9.6

Neither

29

69.0

612

78.9

106

69.3

747

76.9

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 50 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

42

100.0

776

100.0

153

100.0

971

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

14

33.3

396

51.0

100

65.4

510

52.5

Working part time

4

9.5

43

5.5

3

2.0

50

5.1

Postdoctoral study

1

2.4

3

.4

0

.0

4

.4

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Not working and not seeking work

1

2.4

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Retired and not working

1

2.4

8

1.0

9

5.9

18

1.9

Retired and still working

0

.0

11

1.4

3

2.0

14

1.4

Employed; status not known

1

2.4

4

.5

1

.7

6

.6

Not specified

20

47.6

310

39.9

37

24.2

367

37.8

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

21

50.0

552

71.1

104

68.0

677

69.7

Not licensed/unknown

21

50.0

224

28.9

49

32.0

294

30.3

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

7.1

89

22.5

46

46.0

136

26.7

Four-year colleges

0

.0

11

2.8

2

2.0

13

2.5

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

35

8.8

25

25.0

60

11.8

Other academic settings

1

7.1

6

1.5

3

3.0

10

2.0

Schools & other educational settings

1

7.1

4

1.0

0

.0

5

1.0

Independent practice

6

42.9

121

30.6

6

6.0

133

26.1

Hospital

0

.0

44

11.1

8

8.0

52

10.2

Clinic

0

.0

12

3.0

0

.0

12

2.4

Other human service

3

21.4

31

7.8

3

3.0

37

7.3

Business & industry

1

7.1

1

.3

0

.0

2

.4

Government

0

.0

22

5.6

3

3.0

25

4.9

Other

1

7.1

16

4.0

4

4.0

21

4.1

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.0

0

.0

4

.8

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

21.4

185

46.7

82

82.0

270

52.9

Education

4

28.6

178

44.9

74

74.0

256

50.2

Health/mental health services

10

71.4

256

64.6

37

37.0

303

59.4

Educational services

3

21.4

85

21.5

12

12.0

100

19.6

Other applied psychology

3

21.4

101

25.5

18

18.0

122

23.9

Management/administration

6

42.9

185

46.7

58

58.0

249

48.8

Other activities

2

14.3

82

20.7

19

19.0

103

20.2

Not specified

3

21.4

38

9.6

13

13.0

54

10.6

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

93

23.5

64

64.0

157

30.8

Education

1

7.1

39

9.8

10

10.0

50

9.8

Mental Health Services

7

50.0

165

41.7

6

6.0

178

34.9

Educational Services

0

.0

4

1.0

0

.0

4

.8

Applied Psychology

0

.0

5

1.3

0

.0

5

1.0

Management/administration

2

14.3

46

11.6

9

9.0

57

11.2

Other activities

0

.0

5

1.3

1

1.0

6

1.2

Not specified

4

28.6

39

9.8

10

10.0

53

10.4

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 50 Members by Membership Status, 2009

50

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

1

2.4

18

2.3

16

10.5

35

3.6

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

13

1.7

4

2.6

17

1.8

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

6

3.9

7

.7

5. Evaluation & Measurement

1

2.4

23

3.0

11

7.2

35

3.6

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

2

.3

10

6.5

12

1.2

7. Developmental Psychology

1

2.4

9

1.2

6

3.9

16

1.6

8. Personality & Social

3

7.1

32

4.1

16

10.5

51

5.3

9. SPSSI

0

.0

7

.9

12

7.8

19

2.0

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

6

.8

2

1.3

8

.8

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

96

12.4

56

36.6

152

15.7

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

13

1.7

5

3.3

18

1.9

14. SIOP

1

2.4

7

.9

3

2.0

11

1.1

15. Educational Psychology

0

.0

7

.9

5

3.3

12

1.2

16. School Psychology

2

4.8

7

.9

5

3.3

14

1.4

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

47

6.1

7

4.6

54

5.6

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

24

3.1

13

8.5

37

3.8

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

8

1.0

3

2.0

11

1.1

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

12

1.5

5

3.3

17

1.8

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.0

4

.4

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

2.4

14

1.8

6

3.9

21

2.2

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.0

4

.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

7

.9

3

2.0

10

1.0

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

8

1.0

12

7.8

20

2.1

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

7

.9

7

4.6

14

1.4

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

15

1.9

15

9.8

30

3.1

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

2.4

54

7.0

54

35.3

109

11.2

29. Psychotherapy

2

4.8

89

11.5

22

14.4

113

11.6

30. Psychological Hypnosis

3

7.1

24

3.1

5

3.3

32

3.3

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

8

1.0

13

8.5

21

2.2

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

4.8

15

1.9

3

2.0

20

2.1

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

3

.4

3

2.0

6

.6

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

6

.8

4

2.6

10

1.0

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

32

4.1

13

8.5

45

4.6

36. Psychology of Religion

1

2.4

26

3.4

4

2.6

31

3.2

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

1

2.4

13

1.7

8

5.2

22

2.3

38. Health Psychology

2

4.8

73

9.4

45

29.4

120

12.4

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

29

3.7

3

2.0

32

3.3

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

2

4.8

38

4.9

11

7.2

51

5.3

41. Psychology-Law Society

1

2.4

29

3.7

8

5.2

38

3.9

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

97

12.5

17

11.1

114

11.7

43. Family Psychology

3

7.1

25

3.2

16

10.5

44

4.5

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

1

2.4

26

3.4

6

3.9

33

3.4

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

2.4

22

2.8

9

5.9

32

3.3

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

8

1.0

9

5.9

17

1.8

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

1

2.4

16

2.1

6

3.9

23

2.4

48. Peace Psychology

2

4.8

8

1.0

5

3.3

15

1.5

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

2

4.8

19

2.4

9

5.9

30

3.1

50. Addictions

42

100.0

776

100.0

153

100.0

971

100.0

51. Men & Masculinity

3

7.1

11

1.4

9

5.9

23

2.4

52. International

1

2.4

14

1.8

8

5.2

23

2.4

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

2

4.8

14

1.8

8

5.2

24

2.5

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

3

.4

7

4.6

10

1.0

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

16

2.1

8

5.2

24

2.5

56. Trauma Psychology

2

4.8

29

3.7

11

7.2

42

4.3

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

21

50.0

270

34.8

12

7.8

303

31.2

Two

8

19.0

244

31.4

44

28.8

296

30.5

Three

8

19.0

124

16.0

29

19.0

161

16.6

Four or more

5

11.9

138

17.8

68

44.4

211

21.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

19

45.2

370

47.7

56

36.6

445

45.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

9

1.2

18

11.8

27

2.8

Counseling

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.3

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

2

.3

2

1.3

4

.4

Family psychology

0

.0

1

.1

4

2.6

5

.5

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

3

.4

7

4.6

10

1.0

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

2

.3

3

2.0

5

.5

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

14

33.3

410

52.8

47

30.7

471

48.5

Total

42

100.0

776

100.0

153

100.0

971

100.0

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