Social development &
...Building mutual trust, self-confidence, self-discipline.
Both locally &in residential programs, there are many opportunities for therapy involving the care, training &enjoyment of animals. E.G., equine therapy, training seeing-eye dogs
, raising a calf/lamb, etc. & of course, w/ the right animal & the right mentor, interactions w/ animals can be healthy for a child, without a formal "therapy" program.