Korean Clinical Psychology Association
[ Original Article ]
Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology - Vol. 39, No. 4, pp.382-395
ISSN: 1229-0335 (Print) 2733-4538 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Nov 2020
Received 09 Sep 2020 Revised 23 Oct 2020 Accepted 28 Oct 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15842/kjcp.2020.39.4.010

대구 지역 지원자의 경험으로 배우는 Post–COVID-19 장애인 포괄 공동체 회복력 탐색

김자혜 ; 정지인 ; 한혜빈 ; 최현정
충북대학교 심리학과
Exploring Disability Inclusive Community Resilience Post–COVID-19 Learning from Experiences of Caregivers in Daegu Region
Jahye Kim ; Giin Jung ; Hyebin Han ; Hyunjung Choi
Department of Psychology, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Korea

Correspondence to: Hyunjung Choi, Department of Psychology, Chungbuk National University, 1 Chungdae-ro, Seowon-gu, Cheongju, Korea; E-mail: hchoi@g.cbnu.ac.kr

© 2020 Korean Clinical Psychology Association


본 연구는 “평등한 회복력 나눔 READY (Resilience Equality Across Disability): 장애인 재난 대응 지침 개발” 프로젝트의 일부 자료를 분석한 탐색적 연구로서 대구 지역 지원자의 COVID-19 경험을 통해 Post–COVID-19 장애인과 공동체 회복력에 영향을 주는 요소를 밝히고자 하였다. 본 연구는 COVID-19 팬데믹 초기 경험에 관한 기초 연구로 2020년 2월 감염이 폭발했던 대구지역의 경험을 탐색하였다. 총 4명의 대구지역 장애인 지원자와 심층 인터뷰를 진행하였고 자료를 질적 분석하였다. 분석 결과 123개의 하위 주제와 32개의 상위 주제를 포함한 총 7개의 범주를 발견하였다. 범주로는 ‘COVID-19 정보 습득에서 배제와 자구책’, ‘사회적 거리두기에서 무너지는 장애인과 가족의 삶’, ‘초기 자가격리 상황에서 정부 대응 부재와 민간 중심의 대처 및 한계’, ‘확진 상황에서 병원 이동이 막힘’, ‘확진자 장애인의 병원 내 생활지원 고립’, ‘장애인과 지원자의 코로나 암흑 경험과 연결감’, ‘장애인권 향상 연속선에서 감염병 대응정책 제안’이 확인되었다. 이어서 장애인과 공동체가 대응했던 구체적 실행, 성과와 교훈을 바탕으로 Post–COVID-19에서 장애인 재난재해 대비 및 대응에 시사점과 제언을 제시하였다.


This exploratory study is part of the Resilience Equality Across Disability (READY) Project, which is aimed to establish disaster response guidelines for people with disabilities and seek factors enhancing disability inclusive community resilience Post– COVID-19. This preliminary work focused on the early period of the COVID-19 pandemic, exploring the February 2020 experiences of Daegu, which faced a devastating outbreak. A qualitative analysis of in-depth interviews with four caregivers of people with disabilities was conducted. Analyses revealed seven categories, including 32 clusters of themes and 123 subthemes. The revealed categories were as follows: “Exclusion from accessing information and self-solutions,” “Collapse of people with disabilities and their families under social distancing,” “Responses and limitations in the private sector while lacking governmental responses during the early period of self-quarantine,” “Barriers to hospitalization of COVID-19 patients,” “Isolation from daily assistance while being hospitalized,” “Experience of the corona darkness and connection among people with disabilities and their caregivers,” and “Infectious disease disaster response policies in coherence with promoting disability rights.” Further, implications and suggestions were made concerning disability-inclusive disaster preparedness and response, learning from the strategies, achievements, and lessons from the community of people with disabilities.


disability, COVID-19, disaster, community resilience, qualitative analysis


장애, COVID-19, 재난, 공동체 회복력, 질적분석


This study was supported by the Daum Foundation, Seoul.

Author contributions statement

Jahye Kim, M.A., a doctoral student at Chungbuk National University, conducted the interviews, analyzed data, and prepared the manuscript. Giin Jung and Hyebin Han, both a graduate student at Chungbuk National University, analyzed data and prepared the manuscript. Hyunjung Choi, Ph.D., assistant professor at Chungbuk National University, conceived the research, participated in data analysis, and revised the manuscript. All authors have none to declare and all approved the final submission.


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