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Chillicothe Ohio, 45601

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       Child Protection Center of Ross County

               Serving Children of Ross and Surrounding Counties

Meet the Staff

Julie Oates
Executive Director

Julie has been with the Child Protection Center since 2002 as a child therapist and became the Executive Director in April, 2007. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters of Education in Community Counseling from Ohio University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor by the State of Ohio. Previously, she was employed at Adena Regional Medical Centerís psychiatric unit. Prior to joining the CPC, Julie has worked in the field of mental health for over ten years involving crisis intervention and various mental health treatments.

Dr. Zoran Naumovski

Dr. Naumovski is a member of Family Medicine of Chillicothe, Inc. He has been working at the Child Protection Center since 2002 doing child abuse exams. He has had training with Dr. Johnson at Columbus's Children's Hospital. 

Dr. Sathish Jetty

Dr. Jetty is a member of the Smith & Fleischer Pediatric Group.  He has been working at the Child Protection Center since 1996 doing child abuse exams and is the Medical Director for the program.  Dr. Jetty received his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in India.  Following graduation in India, he spent over three years in England, receiving further training in surgery and orthopedics.  He then completed his internship and residency training in Pediatrics at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. Dr. Jetty is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association.  He has also attended a week long mini-residency in child abuse with Dr. Johnson at Columbus's Children's Hospital. 

Dr. Scott McCallum

Dr. McCallum is a member of the Smith & Fleischer Pediatric Group.  He has been working at the Child Protection Center since 2004 doing child abuse exams.  Dr. McCallum received his medical degree from Loyola-Stritch University School of Medicine and residency at TOD Children's Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio.  He has been in Chillicothe for 6 years and has worked at Smith & Fleisher Pediatric Group for the last 4 1/2 years.  Prior to that, he worked for Family Healthcare, Inc. 

Dr. Amy Luckeydoo

Dr. Luckeydoo is a member of the Smith & Fleischer Pediatric Group.  She is Board Certified in pediatrics.  She has been working at the Child Protection Center since July, 2005.  She attended the Basic Medical Training Academy in Huntsville, Alabama in November, 2006. 


Marilyn Davis
Pediatric Nurse

Marilyn came to Child Protection Center in 1996.  She assists the physician with child abuse exams and has been trained as a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner).  She graduated from Grant Hospital School of Nursing.  She has worked at Adena Regional Medical Center in pediatrics, surgery and recovery.  She is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support.  Marilyn also teaches health and safety to pre-school aged children for Chillicothe City Schools. 

Shelley McCoy
Families in Transition Coordinator

Shelley is a graduate of Ohio University with a Degree in Elementary Education.  She is currently a teacher at Union-Scioto school, and she teaches the Families in Transition class twice a month here at CPC.

Leanna Sheppard
Office Manager

E-Mail: lsheppard@adena.org

Leanna has been with The Child Protection Center since May 2008.  She has previous experience in administration, and enjoys being involved in medical/clinical operations.

Felissa Fortner
Supervised Visitation Coordinator, Prevention Specialist, Fundraiser Coordinator
E-Mail: ffortner@adena.org

Felissa has been with The Child Protection Center since July 2011.  She is currently working towards her degree in Human Services at Ohio University. 

Brian Bethel, M.Ed., PCC-S, LCDC III, RPT-S
Child Therapist

Brian Bethel currently serves as the Child Therapist for The Child Protection Center.  Brian is a Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC-S), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC III), and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S) with specialized training for counseling children, adolescents, and families. After earning a Bachelorís degree in Psychology and Masterís degrees in Clinical Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling, Brian has continued his education as he is completing his PhD. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Brian has dedicated much of his professional experience to providing counseling services to children impacted by trauma. 

Ashley Muse                                                                                                              Child Abuse Specialist                                                                                                   E-mail: amuse@adena.org

Ashley has been with The Child Protection Center since February 2012.  Ashley recently completed the B.A.S.I.C.S. training on London, Ohio and is working toward a degree in Criminal Justice.


Tina Wolfe
Parent Educator

Tina has been with The Child Protection Center since September 2011.  She has an Associates degree from OU in Human Services, and a nursing degree from Hocking College.  Tina formerly worked at The Assistance House, and currently works at Adena Counseling Center as an LPN.



A United Way Agency Partner

Participating Members: Ross County Childrenís Services, Adena Health System, Scioto-Paint Valley Mental Health Center, Ross County Prosecutors Office, Ross County Sheriffís Department, Chillicothe Police Department

Child Protection Center provides  services to the public and is funded by grants including United Way, Victims Of Crime Act and Children's Trust Fund.