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You must use one or more of the amendments (4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th) to support your paper. Take a stand in the paper You must use critical thinking in analyzing your paper. Use APA style of citation. Use five or more sources/references. All sources must either be a professional Journal, Article or text book. This is an 6-8  research paper, excluding the title page and Reference page. Introduction page (1 page) Body : 3 questions 2 pages minimum each (6 pages) including future Recommendations  Conclusion (1 Page) Reference Page According to Craig Haney, prisoners in the United States and elsewhere have always confronted a unique set of contingencies and pressures to which they were required to react and adapt in order to survive the prison experience. However, over the last several decades beginning in the early 1970s and continuing to the present time a combination of forces have transformed the nation’s criminal justice system and modified the nature of imprisonment.  The challenges prisoners now face in order to both survive the prison experience and, eventually, reintegrate into the free world upon release have changed and intensified as a result of Reentry directives.  For this research project, there are several issues that must be examined, analyze and confronted in this paper: No significant amount of progress can be made in easing the transition from prison to home until and unless significant changes are made in the way ex-convicts are treated to in the free world communities from which they came. Specifically: Question 1. What clear recognition must be given to the proposition that persons who return home from prison face significant personal, social, and structural challenges that they have neither the ability nor resources to overcome entirely on their own? Post-release success often depends of the nature and quality of services and support provided in the community, and here is where the least amount of societal attention and resources are typically directed. Please explain how this tendency can be reversed. (2 pages) Question 2.. Please explain how gainful employment is perhaps the most critical aspect of post-prison adjustment. Examine  and discuss the stigma of incarceration and the psychological residue of institutionalization that require active and prolonged agency intervention to transcend. How can job training, employment counseling, and employment placement programs be seen as essential parts of an effective reintegration plan. What would be your reintegration plain? (2 pages) Question 3. How would you develop a broadly conceived family systems approach to counseling for ex-convicts and their families and children that must be implemented in which the long-term problematic consequences of “normal” adaptations to prison life are the focus of discussion, rather than traditional models of psychotherapy? (2 pages)