Inmate Program & Education Staff 

Adicts Learning Productive Healthy Alternatives (A.L.P.H.A.)
Re-Entering American Communiteis with Hope (R.E.A.C.H.)
Scott is a 2011 graudate of St. Catharine College with a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice. Scott started working at Marion County Detention Center as a Substance Abuse Clinician in December 2012. In 2015, Scott was named Senior Counselor. In April 2018 he was named Director of the A.L.P.H.A Substance Abuse Program. Scott is active in his local community and at his church. He is very passionate about helping others to help themselves.
SCOTT PATTEN 
Director A.L.P.H.A Substance Abuse Program

  1. Whitney Tingle SAP Clinician
    Whitney received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice Administration from Campbellsville University in 2010. She worked for the Kentucky State Police until joining the Marion County Detention Center as a Treatment Clinician in May 2015. Whitney has also been on staff at the Lebanon Baptist Church as a Youth Leader since 2015. She enjoys spending free time with her family.
  2. Randi Jo Giles SAP Clinician
    Randi Jo was hired as a SAP Counselor in March 2018. She has been married to her husband, Jacob, since June 2015. In 2015 Randi graduated from St. Catharine College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a minor in Health Sciences.
  3. Emily Spaulding SAP Clinician
    Emily is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Forensics in 2017. She was hired at Marion County Detention Center as a Clinician for the A.L.P.H.A Substance Abuse Program in March 2018. Emily values the opportunity to work in the field of corrections and is passionate about helping others find strength and hope.
  4. Joshua Thompson SAP Clinician
    Joshua is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate and Organizational Communication. Joshua began working at the Marion County Detention Center as a Substance Abuse Clinician in March 2018. He enjoys spending time in the community with family and friends.
  5. David Chappel R.E.A.C.H Counselor
    David is a 2012 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice. David came on staff at Marion County Detention Center in 2013. In 2016 he became the transportation clerk before transitioning into a full-time Addiction Treatment Counselor position. David facilitates the Moral Reconation Therapy and Relapse Prevention groups.
  6. Heather Lucich R.E.A.C.H Counselor
    Heather Linne Lucich earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Westminster College. She was hired at MCDC in December of 2015 as the Transportation Clerk, and is now a R.E.A.C.H. Counselor, she brings 25 years of experience and training in the substance abuse treatment and counseling field. Heather and her husband Robert have two children, both currently attending universities.