Division 53: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 53 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

30

100.0

1,672

100.0

182

100.0

1,884

100.0

Gender

Men

6

20.0

629

37.6

129

70.9

764

40.6

Women

24

80.0

1,043

62.4

53

29.1

1,120

59.4

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

1

.1

1

.5

2

.1

Asian

1

3.3

25

1.5

2

1.1

28

1.5

Hispanic

0

.0

36

2.2

1

.5

37

2.0

Black

1

3.3

31

1.9

2

1.1

34

1.8

White

24

80.0

1,284

76.8

175

96.2

1,483

78.7

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

13

.8

0

.0

13

.7

Not specified

4

13.3

282

16.9

1

.5

287

15.2

Age

Under 30

1

3.3

10

.6

0

.0

11

.6

30 - 34

2

6.7

144

8.6

0

.0

146

7.7

35 - 39

1

3.3

238

14.2

3

1.6

242

12.8

40 - 44

4

13.3

222

13.3

1

.5

227

12.0

45 - 49

3

10.0

200

12.0

11

6.0

214

11.4

50 - 54

3

10.0

208

12.4

20

11.0

231

12.3

55 - 59

2

6.7

249

14.9

41

22.5

292

15.5

60 - 64

6

20.0

196

11.7

49

26.9

251

13.3

65 - 69

2

6.7

79

4.7

20

11.0

101

5.4

70 or older

3

10.0

63

3.8

30

16.5

96

5.1

Not specified

3

10.0

63

3.8

7

3.8

73

3.9

Mean

53.8

 

49.5

 

61.1

 

50.7

 

SD

13.8

 

11.6

 

8.8

 

11.9

 

Region

New England

2

6.7

144

8.6

13

7.1

159

8.4

Middle Atlantic

8

26.7

276

16.5

27

14.8

311

16.5

East North Central

1

3.3

257

15.4

30

16.5

288

15.3

West North Central

0

.0

118

7.1

13

7.1

131

7.0

South Atlantic

4

13.3

327

19.6

43

23.6

374

19.9

East South Central

1

3.3

74

4.4

9

4.9

84

4.5

West South Central

1

3.3

107

6.4

18

9.9

126

6.7

Mountain

2

6.7

95

5.7

5

2.7

102

5.4

Pacific

8

26.7

219

13.1

21

11.5

248

13.2

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Canada

2

6.7

34

2.0

3

1.6

39

2.1

Other

1

3.3

19

1.1

0

.0

20

1.1

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 53 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

30

100.0

1,672

100.0

182

100.0

1,884

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

10

33.3

1,390

83.1

176

96.7

1,576

83.7

Ed.D.

2

6.7

24

1.4

5

2.7

31

1.6

Psy.D.

0

.0

229

13.7

1

.5

230

12.2

M.D.

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

23

1.4

0

.0

23

1.2

Masters

16

53.3

2

.1

0

.0

18

1.0

Not specified

2

6.7

3

.2

0

.0

5

.3

Years since degree

Less than 5

3

10.0

163

9.7

0

.0

166

8.8

5 - 9

3

10.0

318

19.0

1

.5

322

17.1

10 – 14

3

10.0

311

18.6

3

1.6

317

16.8

15 – 19

6

20.0

258

15.4

13

7.1

277

14.7

20 – 24

4

13.3

180

10.8

19

10.4

203

10.8

25 or more

9

30.0

415

24.8

145

79.7

569

30.2

Not specified

2

6.7

27

1.6

1

.5

30

1.6

Mean

20.0

 

17.0

 

32.2

 

18.5

 

SD

12.3

 

10.7

 

9.1

 

11.5

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 53 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

30

100.0

1,672

100.0

182

100.0

1,884

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

7

23.3

573

34.3

44

24.2

624

33.1

Clinical

7

23.3

703

42.0

93

51.1

803

42.6

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

6

.4

1

.5

7

.4

Counseling psychology

4

13.3

43

2.6

1

.5

48

2.5

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.1

3

.2

Forensic

0

.0

5

.3

0

.0

5

.3

Health

0

.0

10

.6

3

1.6

13

.7

School

3

10.0

69

4.1

18

9.9

90

4.8

Subtotal

21

70.0

1,410

84.3

162

89.0

1,593

84.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Community

0

.0

3

.2

3

1.6

6

.3

Developmental

1

3.3

31

1.9

6

3.3

38

2.0

Educational

0

.0

6

.4

1

.5

7

.4

Experimental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Neurosciences

0

.0

4

.2

0

.0

4

.2

Personality

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Subtotal

1

3.3

49

2.9

12

6.6

62

3.3

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Counseling

0

.0

4

.2

0

.0

4

.2

Education, Teaching

1

3.3

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Epidemiology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Special Education

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Other

2

6.7

23

1.4

6

3.3

31

1.6

Subtotal

3

10.0

39

2.3

7

3.8

49

2.6

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

1

3.3

17

1.0

6

3.3

24

1.3

Core science

1

3.3

47

2.8

9

4.9

57

3.0

Neither

23

76.7

1,434

85.8

166

91.2

1,623

86.1

Not specified

5

16.7

174

10.4

1

.5

180

9.6

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 53 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

30

100.0

1,672

100.0

182

100.0

1,884

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

11

36.7

795

47.5

113

62.1

919

48.8

Working part time

2

6.7

171

10.2

10

5.5

183

9.7

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

10

.6

0

.0

10

.5

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

6

.4

0

.0

6

.3

Not working and not seeking work

2

6.7

9

.5

0

.0

11

.6

Retired and not working

2

6.7

16

1.0

5

2.7

23

1.2

Retired and still working

0

.0

8

.5

8

4.4

16

.8

Employed; status not known

0

.0

8

.5

1

.5

9

.5

Not specified

13

43.3

649

38.8

45

24.7

707

37.5

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

10

33.3

1,303

77.9

167

91.8

1,480

78.6

Not licensed/unknown

20

66.7

369

22.1

15

8.2

404

21.4

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

9.1

182

22.9

67

59.3

250

27.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

14

1.8

3

2.7

17

1.8

Medical school/ Academic medical center

1

9.1

94

11.8

24

21.2

119

12.9

Other academic settings

1

9.1

10

1.3

2

1.8

13

1.4

Schools & other educational settings

2

18.2

34

4.3

0

.0

36

3.9

Independent practice

2

18.2

244

30.7

6

5.3

252

27.4

Hospital

1

9.1

73

9.2

5

4.4

79

8.6

Clinic

0

.0

51

6.4

1

.9

52

5.7

Other human service

1

9.1

38

4.8

1

.9

40

4.4

Business & industry

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Government

2

18.2

24

3.0

0

.0

26

2.8

Other

0

.0

22

2.8

3

2.7

25

2.7

Not specified

0

.0

6

.8

1

.9

7

.8

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

18.2

327

41.1

94

83.2

423

46.0

Education

3

27.3

415

52.2

95

84.1

513

55.8

Health/mental health services

5

45.5

629

79.1

56

49.6

690

75.1

Educational services

5

45.5

329

41.4

14

12.4

348

37.9

Other applied psychology

2

18.2

145

18.2

13

11.5

160

17.4

Management/administration

3

27.3

312

39.2

65

57.5

380

41.3

Other activities

4

36.4

119

15.0

14

12.4

137

14.9

Not specified

4

36.4

74

9.3

9

8.0

87

9.5

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

9.1

135

17.0

46

40.7

182

19.8

Education

1

9.1

96

12.1

19

16.8

116

12.6

Mental Health Services

3

27.3

385

48.4

17

15.0

405

44.1

Educational Services

2

18.2

39

4.9

1

.9

42

4.6

Applied Psychology

0

.0

3

.4

1

.9

4

.4

Management/administration

1

9.1

75

9.4

20

17.7

96

10.4

Other activities

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Not specified

3

27.3

60

7.5

9

8.0

72

7.8

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 53 Members by Membership Status, 2009

53

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

6.7

9

.5

16

8.8

27

1.4

2. Teaching of Psychology

1

3.3

20

1.2

11

6.0

32

1.7

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

6

3.3

7

.4

5. Evaluation & Measurement

1

3.3

24

1.4

10

5.5

35

1.9

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

2

.1

5

2.7

7

.4

7. Developmental Psychology

4

13.3

68

4.1

23

12.6

95

5.0

8. Personality & Social

0

.0

23

1.4

7

3.8

30

1.6

9. SPSSI

1

3.3

11

.7

8

4.4

20

1.1

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

3.3

8

.5

6

3.3

15

.8

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

326

19.5

120

65.9

446

23.7

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

5

.3

3

1.6

8

.4

14. SIOP

0

.0

4

.2

2

1.1

6

.3

15. Educational Psychology

2

6.7

25

1.5

9

4.9

36

1.9

16. School Psychology

5

16.7

115

6.9

31

17.0

151

8.0

17. Counseling Psychology

4

13.3

18

1.1

6

3.3

28

1.5

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

8

.5

6

3.3

14

.7

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

3.3

9

.5

3

1.6

13

.7

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

9

.5

4

2.2

13

.7

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

3

1.6

4

.2

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

6

.4

6

3.3

12

.6

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.1

3

.2

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

1

3.3

6

.4

3

1.6

10

.5

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

27

1.6

16

8.8

43

2.3

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

6

.4

8

4.4

14

.7

27. Community Psychology

1

3.3

16

1.0

21

11.5

38

2.0

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

8

.5

8

4.4

16

.8

29. Psychotherapy

3

10.0

74

4.4

14

7.7

91

4.8

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

16

1.0

5

2.7

21

1.1

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

13

.8

7

3.8

20

1.1

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

3

.2

5

2.7

8

.4

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

3

10.0

34

2.0

16

8.8

53

2.8

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

1

.1

3

1.6

4

.2

35. Psychology of Women

2

6.7

23

1.4

13

7.1

38

2.0

36. Psychology of Religion

2

6.7

14

.8

7

3.8

23

1.2

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

3

10.0

156

9.3

72

39.6

231

12.3

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

44

2.6

30

16.5

74

3.9

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

35

2.1

5

2.7

40

2.1

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

2

6.7

90

5.4

17

9.3

109

5.8

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

39

2.3

9

4.9

48

2.5

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

128

7.7

17

9.3

145

7.7

43. Family Psychology

3

10.0

82

4.9

23

12.6

108

5.7

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

13

.8

3

1.6

16

.8

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

3.3

29

1.7

8

4.4

38

2.0

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

9

.5

11

6.0

20

1.1

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

1

3.3

19

1.1

5

2.7

25

1.3

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

12

.7

6

3.3

18

1.0

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

1

3.3

4

.2

6

3.3

11

.6

50. Addictions

2

6.7

14

.8

8

4.4

24

1.3

51. Men & Masculinity

1

3.3

10

.6

5

2.7

16

.8

52. International

1

3.3

15

.9

21

11.5

37

2.0

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

30

100.0

1,672

100.0

182

100.0

1,884

100.0

54. Pediatric Psychology

6

20.0

296

17.7

77

42.3

379

20.1

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

24

1.4

6

3.3

30

1.6

56. Trauma Psychology

1

3.3

31

1.9

12

6.6

44

2.3

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

11

36.7

625

37.4

4

2.2

640

34.0

Two

6

20.0

560

33.5

33

18.1

599

31.8

Three

4

13.3

253

15.1

40

22.0

297

15.8

Four or more

9

30.0

234

14.0

105

57.7

348

18.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

13

43.3

735

44.0

101

55.5

849

45.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

39

2.3

39

21.4

78

4.1

Counseling

0

.0

3

.2

1

.5

4

.2

School

0

.0

7

.4

3

1.6

10

.5

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

5

.3

3

1.6

8

.4

Forensic

0

.0

2

.1

3

1.6

5

.3

Family psychology

0

.0

3

.2

7

3.8

10

.5

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

7

.4

4

2.2

11

.6

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.1

6

3.3

7

.4

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

34

2.0

26

14.3

60

3.2

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

8

26.7

1,069

63.9

90

49.5

1,167

61.9

Total

30

100.0

1,672

100.0

182

100.0

1,884

100.0

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