For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Locate and create your own LinkedIn® Professional Business Profile (creating the site is optional, however, you will still need to research the site and write about it). Go to: www.LinkedIn.com Locate three professional business groups that are reputable in your chosen field. State whether or not they have monthly or yearly public meetings to network with other professionals in your field. Discuss whether or not these groups provide continuing education opportunities or continuing education credits for licensed professionals. Evaluate whether or not these groups offer qualified referrals or suggest community based programs which may benefit your client base. Write a 1,050-1,400 word paper analyzing the following: • How can sites such as LinkedIn® help you to stay connected with your professional community, and possibly further business opportunities in your chosen field? • Explain how you could use a site such as LinkedIn® in your community to stay connected with other human services professionals. • How can being tied in to the professional community (business groups with an online presence) help you to offer more support services, or quality referrals to your clients? • How can attending approved trainings (provided by these groups) keep you up to date and competitive in your field?