Frances Cheang is a retired Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. She was formerly a partner of an international public accounting firm and retired from public accounting practice in 2006.
Frances has been on the Board of WE CARE Community Services Limited since 2007 and is the current Chairperson.
Frances had been very active volunteering in the social service sector since mid-1980s with the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). She first took a Board appointment with NCSS in 1992 and in ensuing years had been sitting in its various committees and held appointments as Treasurer, Hon Secretary and Vice President in some of those years. She retired from NCSS Board in 2014.
She was appointed Justice of the Peace in 1998 and was appointed to the Board of Visiting Justices & Board of Inspection from 1999 and is currently still serving on these Boards. Frances is also currently serving on the Panel of Advisers to the Youth Court, Practising Management Consultant Certification Board, Board of Visitors to SAF Detention Barracks, the Audit Committee of Mt Alvernia Hospital, and the School Management Committee of Canossian School
Frances sees her involvement in the social service sector and the community as a means now of contributing back to society after the many good years of professional life which she had enjoyed in the past.
WE CARE is starting a new ongoing support group called “Family and Friends Support Group”. This ongoing weekly group is conducted by WE CARE counsellors. It is meant for spouses, lovers, parent, lovers , children or friends affected by an addicted loved one.
"Family & Friends" teaches effective strategies for self care and coping with addiction. The support group focuses on changing the way you interact with the addicted loved one. "Family & Friends" is based on the CRAFT Model & SMART Recovery tools. We will touch on important topics that family members tend to experience, like
The goals for "Family & Friends" are
"Family & Friends" is scheduled on every Thursday, 7pm to 830pm, at WE CARE. The first session will start on 16 August 2018. This will replace the FREE workshop wef now.
If you are an affected family member or friend and you wish to attend "Family & Friends", contact Alex (6547 5459 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to register.
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Conact Raj @ 6547 5459 or email@example.com for more information
SMART stands for Self-Management & Recovery Training. Participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups. All facilitators are registered SMART Recovery Facilitators.
SMART Recovery Details
Day: Every Thursday
Timing: 300pm to 430pm
Venue: WE CARE, 11 Jalan Ubi
SMART is an ongoing closed group & is catered for individuals with a history of addictions. Interested participants are required to undergo a clinical intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org