A Study on the Inter-organizational Network of the School Social Work for the Children in Low-income Families

학교사회복지 관련 조직간 네트워크의 특성에 관한 연구 I : 서울시 강서구 교육복지투자우선지역 지원사업을 중심으로

  • Published : 2005.11.30

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to find out the structural and developmental characteristics of inter-organizational community network of the school social work and the characteristics of direct workers and the school social work organizations delivering services to the children in low-income families, and to identify the magnitude of efficient structure for networking for the children living in Kayang-dong. By searching out the central organization and block modeling, this study attempted to show the characteristics of inter-organizational community network for the children. The research sample was 18 organizations, and the data were collected by a survey questionnaire and analyzed by SPSSWIN 12.0 and UCINET 6.29. The main results show that the social welfare organization is the central organization in almost every dimensions(information exchange, client referral, cooperation, resource exchange) and education organizations play an important role in betweenness centrality. Also it can be evaluated that the present developmental stage of the network is collaboration. Based on the research results, implications for the future practice are discussed.

Keywords

school social work;network;developmental characteristics;structural characteristics;centrality