What Is the BNI?
There are several models for brief intervention, including the BNI, originally developed by Gail D’Onofrio, M.D., Ed Bernstein, M.D., Judith Bernstein, M.S.N., Ph.D., and Steven Rollnick, Ph.D. Note: The BNI is also referred to as the Brief Negotiation Interview.
- A semistructured interview process based on MI and can be completed in 5−15 minutes
- Has been demonstrated in multiple peer-reviewed studies to be effective in facilitating positive health behavior changes
- A recognized evidence-based practice featured on the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices