The Influence of Service Usefulness of Community Children’s Centers of Problem Solving Abilities Mediated by Self-Esteem for Low-Income Families
In Kim1, Woong-Soo Kim2, Seong-Chan Bae3

1Woong-Soo Kim, Hanil University, Korea.
2In Kim, Hanil University, Korea.
3Seong-Chan Bae, Hanil University, Korea.
Manuscript received on 18 August 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 28 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 16 September 2019 | PP: 275-279 | Volume-8 Issue-2S6 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10520782S619/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1052.0782S619
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Abstract: The purpose of this research was to examine the level of community child center help service influence to children in low-income with regards to their problem solving ability and to measure the relationship of its effect to the child’s self-esteem. This research used a nationwide surveyed data of community child center surveyed by Panel Study on Korean Children and was analyzed using a structural modeling. The survey was conducted in 2016 from July to August, survey questionnaires were sent to different community child center nationwide, the subjects were elementary 4th graders, and survey garnered 662 respondents. All this analysis were done using SPSS ver.21 and AMOS ver.21 program. The research results were the following. First, it shows that the higher the level of community child center help service to children in low-income the child’s problem solving ability goes high. Second, as the community child center help service increases the child’s self-esteem increases as well. Third, it shows that as self-esteem increases the problem solving ability goes high. Fourth, it also shows that the relationship of the effect between community child center help service to child in low-income and problem solving ability were statistically significant both total and indirect effect. Furthermore, it shows that relationship of community child center help service to child in low-income and problem solving ability has a mediating effect to child self-esteem. Base on this result, we propose that a better convergence of intervention and practical strategy must be impost to continue the betterment of child in low-income’s problem solving abilities.
Keywords: Children in Low-Income, Community Child Center, Problem Solving Ability, Self-Esteem, Child Welfare.
Scope of the Article: Runtime Service Management