Belmana graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology with a specialization in Mental Health in 2014. She then went to earn her Master of Social Work degree in 2016. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker and currently works as the Study Coordinator in Dr. James McPartland's lab on the Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials study. She completes intake evaluations, which address medical, social-emotional, behavioral, cognitive and diagnostic aspects. She provides care coordination to all the children and families that seen in our program while ensuring that they have a positive experience. She provides families with referrals to services and resources based on the child’s needs as presented in the intake evaluations while creating ways to engage, educate, and empower families using a strength-based approach that is both culturally competent and organized to meet the family members’ needs, goals, and vision.