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Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting.

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  • Author(s): Litchke, Lyn; Finley, Casey
  • Source:
    Therapeutic Recreation Journal (THER RECREATION J), 2019; 53(2): 175-184. (10p)
  • Publication Type:
    Article - case study, research
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Affiliation:
      Associate professor of Therapeutic Recreation in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas State University
      Master's degree in Recreation and Leisure Sciences with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation at Texas State University
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      This case report investigated Drumtastic Ability Beats® in an elementary Special Education program highlighting the relationship between a college veteran with PTSD partnered with a student with intellectual developmental disorder and ADHD. The results pre-post for the veteran showed Perceived Stress Scale improved 22.7%; Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale- Anxiety decreased 37.5%, and Depression increased by 37.5%. Less than 1% positive change on both the Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale and Connor Davidson Resiliency Scale. The student Social Personal Relationship Scale increased 54% in relating to others and 51% in self-responsible social behavior. Smiley-o-Meter demonstrated improved mood from a 3 nervous/unsocial to 8 excited/delighted. This study demonstrates the value of TR interventions in a special education program in a school setting with regard to social-emotional behaviors.
    • Journal Subset:
      Allied Health; Peer Reviewed; USA
    • Instrumentation:
      Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) (Cohen et al)
      Social Personal Relationship Scale
      Connor Davidson Resiliency Scale
      Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale (PACES)
      Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)
    • ISSN:
      0040-5914
    • MEDLINE Info:
      NLM UID: 0230530
    • Publication Date:
      20190910
    • Publication Date:
      20190910
    • Accession Number:
      10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129
    • Accession Number:
      138483734
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      LITCHKE, L.; FINLEY, C. Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, [s. l.], v. 53, n. 2, p. 175–184, 2019. DOI 10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=138483734. Acesso em: 27 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Litchke L, Finley C. Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting. Therapeutic Recreation Journal. 2019;53(2):175-184. doi:10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129
    • APA:
      Litchke, L., & Finley, C. (2019). Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 53(2), 175–184. https://doi.org/10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Litchke, Lyn, and Casey Finley. 2019. “Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting.” Therapeutic Recreation Journal 53 (2): 175–84. doi:10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129.
    • Harvard:
      Litchke, L. and Finley, C. (2019) ‘Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting’, Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 53(2), pp. 175–184. doi: 10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Litchke, L & Finley, C 2019, ‘Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting’, Therapeutic Recreation Journal, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 175–184, viewed 27 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Litchke, Lyn, and Casey Finley. “Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting.” Therapeutic Recreation Journal, vol. 53, no. 2, Apr. 2019, pp. 175–184. EBSCOhost, doi:10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Litchke, Lyn, and Casey Finley. “Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting.” Therapeutic Recreation Journal 53, no. 2 (April 2019): 175–84. doi:10.18666/TRJ-2019-V53-I2-9129.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Litchke L, Finley C. Social-Emotional Benefits of Drumtastic Ability Beats® Dyadic Partnership between a College Veteran with PTSD and an Elementary Student in a Special Education Setting. Therapeutic Recreation Journal [Internet]. 2019 Apr [cited 2020 Sep 27];53(2):175–84. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=138483734