Gavriel Pliver, RN, BSN, MSN, was recently appointed to Clinical Director
of Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Program at Barnabas Health Behavioral
Health Center. As a board certified Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse
with experience in inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, Pliver
provides careful and thorough diagnostic evaluation and thorough follow-ups
to maximize healing and continued wellness.
As Clinical Director of Stepping Stones, Pliver will oversee the daily
clinical functions of the program, including identifying and treating
a wide range of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar,
grief and panic disorders. He will also perform psychiatric evaluations
and diagnostic work-ups, follow-up assessments and medication management
and stabilization. Working in conjunction with the interdisciplinary treatment
team, Pliver will establish a personalized plan of care for patients.
With extensive experience in the medical and mental health field, Pliver
has worked in a wide-range of settings, including the psychiatric unit
at Monmouth Medical Center and various inpatient outpatient units, including
behavioral health and substance abuse recovery. Pliver specializes in
medication management, substance abuse education and individual and group
therapy. He is fluent in French, Hebrew and Yiddish.
Pliver earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing from New Jersey City
University in Jersey City, New Jersey. He earned his Masters of Science
in Nursing with a family mental health nurse practitioner concentration
from Monmouth University in Long Branch, NJ, where he received the MSN
Academic Excellence Award. Pliver also received a bachelor’s degree
in Talmudic research and theology from Telshe College and a master’s
degree in rabbinic and Talmudic studies from Beth Medrash Govoha.
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